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Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

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Ingredients
  Seedless cucumber 1 , sliced thin
  White wine vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Cream cheese 4 Ounce, softened
  Unsalted butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Green onions 6 , roughly chopped
  Fresh lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon zest 1 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fresh dill/1/4 teaspoon dried dill 1 Teaspoon (For Garnish)
  Sliced white bread 1
Directions

Place the cucumber slices in a colander set in the sink.
Pour the vinegar and 2 teaspoons of the salt over them.
Drain for at least 20 minutes, then remove the cucumber slices from the colander and pat dry.
In the bowl of a food processor fitted with the metal blade, combine the cream cheese, butter, garlic, green onions, lemon juice, lemon zest, the remaining 1 teaspoon salt, the pepper, and dill.
Process until the mixture is smooth.
Cut into the bread slices with a 2-inch round cookie cutter.
Place the rounds in an airtight zip-top bag until you're ready to assemble the sandwiches.
Spread the cream cheese mixture on the bread slices.
Top with cucumber slices and garnish with a sprig of fresh dill.
Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Sandwich
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cucumber
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
5

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 264 Calories from Fat 229

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40.1%

Saturated Fat 15.9 g79.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 73.3 mg24.4%

Sodium 1263.7 mg52.7%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g2%

Dietary Fiber 0.99 g4%

Sugars 1.7 g

Protein 2 g4.9%

Vitamin A 30.1% Vitamin C 17.6%

Calcium 4.5% Iron 3.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cucumber Tea Sandwiches Recipe