Kentucky Benedictine Spread


  • 1/2 lb of cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tbs mayonnaise
  • 2 tbs sour cream or Creme¬†Fraiche¬†Food So Good Mall Creme Fraiche Recipe
  • 1 large cucumber
  • 2 tbs grated onion
  • kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
  • Dash of green food coloring

This spread is a Louisville favorite and will surely be served and Derby parties all over the city. It was made popular at Louisville’s Benedict’s restaurant. The recipe uses a dash of green food coloring, designed to mimic the color of Kentucky’s famous blue grass.

  • Peel cucumber and remove seeds. Chop into small pieces.Place all ingredients in a food processor and mix until smooth.
  • Can be spread on crackers or used as a sandwich spread.

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