Benedictine Sandwiches

Appetizers / Snacks

Benedictine Sandwiches

Invented by Jennie Carter Benedict, a Louisville, Kentucky caterer, this refreshing cucumber-cream cheese spread is just as good today as it was over 100 years ago.


4 servings (8 sandwiches)

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Mince cucumber, onion, and mint in a food processor; transfer to a fine-mesh sieve and press to remove excess water. Return cucumber mixture to food processor. Add cream cheese and purée; season spread with salt.

Serve benedictine spread on toasted baguette slices; top with parsley.

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Facts

Per serving

Calories: 105

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5g 7%

Saturated Fat 3g 15%

Cholesterol 14mg 4%

Sodium 147mg 6%

Carbs 12g 4%

Protein 3g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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