Benedictine Tea Sandwiches

Southern Kitchen

Serves: 4

Hands On Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes


1 English cucumber, peeled, seeded, and grated

1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened

1/2 cup mayonnaise

6 scallions (green parts only), thinly sliced

1 ounce fresh dill, stripped off stem and chopped

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

White bread, for serving


Using a rubber spatula, combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir to combine, and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.

Spread between slices of white bread. Cut of the crusts and slice into triangles. Serve.

About the recipe

Native to Kentucky, Benedictine is a creamy, spreadable dip flavored with cucumber, scallions, and dill. It can be served, as written, in tea sandwiches, or as a dip for crackers or crudite.