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Benedictine Dip

No recipe image available.This popular Kentucky derby dip is made with cream cheese, grated cucumber, minced onion and dillweed and tinted green with food coloring.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 large cucumber, peeled and seeded
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons minced onion
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon mayonnaise
1/8 cup sour cream
Dash green food coloring (optional)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh dillweed
Suggested Accompaniments: Baby carrots, sugar snap peas, radishes

Cooking Directions:

  1. Grate cucumber and drain in a fine mesh sieve.
  2. Combine cucumber, cream cheese, onion, salt, mayonnaise, sour cream and food coloring (if using) in a food processor.
  3. Transfer to a bowl and add chopped dillweed. Taste for seasoning.
  4. Serve with vegetable crudités.

Makes about 2 1/2 cups.