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Benedictine Sandwich Spread

Ingredients
  Onion 1 Medium, peeled and cut into chunks
  Cucumber 1 , cut in to chunks
  Cream cheese 16 Ounce, softened (2 Packages)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Green food color 3 Drop
Directions

MAKING
1) Take a food processor and place the knife blade in position to the bowl.
2) Add the cucumber and onion and process it for 3-5 seconds.
3) Scrape the sides of the processor bowl with the aid of a rubber spatula after the processor is stopped.
4) Process once again for 3-5 seconds or until the vegetables get chopped finely.
5) Bring the plastic blade of the processor in position now.
6) Add 1 inch pieces of cream cheese to the processor bowl after cutting the cheese uniformly.
7) Process for 8-10 seconds this time or until you get a smooth mixture.
8) Pass the vegetables mixed with salt through the food chute of the processor for 20-25 seconds or until the mixture is well blended.
9) Process for an additional 5 seconds after adding food coloring.
10) Scrape the remnants from the sides of the chute and run the processor for 5 seconds again or until the vegetables are well mixed.
11) Transfer the mixture into a container with cover and chill properly.

SERVING
12) Spread it on pumpernickel bread and serve it topped with lettuce leaves.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Sandwich
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 276 Calories from Fat 228

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g39.9%

Saturated Fat 14.6 g73.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 83.1 mg27.7%

Sodium 325.3 mg13.6%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.71 g2.8%

Sugars 4.3 g

Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A 19.7% Vitamin C 5.4%

Calcium 8.6% Iron 2.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Benedictine Sandwich Spread Recipe