Lox And Cream Cheese Stuffed Cucumbers Recipe

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Lox And Cream Cheese Stuffed Cucumbers

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

From SEMI-HOMEMADE COOKING with Sandra Lee.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

2
cucumbers (unwaxed)
8 oz
cream cheese, softened
8 oz
sour cream
3 oz
smoked salmon, chopped
1
shallot, minced
1/2
lemon, juiced and seeds removed
1 bunch
fresh dill, chopped
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salt
freshly ground black pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Using a peeler, create stripes on the outside of the cucumber by peeling along length of cucumber, leaving every other section intact.
2
Cut off ends of cucumber and slice into 1-inch rounds.
3
Using a melon baller, scoop out the seeds and inner flesh from the top 2/3's of each cucumber slice. Do not scoop all of the way through. Set aside.
4
In a bowl, combine equal parts cream cheese and sour cream.
5
Mix in salmon, shallots, lemon juice, salt and pepper, combining thoroughly.
6
Transfer the mixture to a pastry bag with a star 8 tip.
7
Pipe the filling generously into each cucumber section.
8
Garnish with sprig of dill.
9
As an alternative, use red pepper cream cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy