Creamy Cucumber Bites

2
Vickie Parks

By
@Northwestgal

This is a quick but tasty appetizer dish that's popular in the Middle East.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8 (a total of 32 appetizers)
Prep:
20 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 1 large
    english cucumber
  • 4 oz
    semi-soft goat cheese
  • 1 small
    shallot, minced
  • 3 Tbsp
    fig jam
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh thyme leaves, chopped
  • 1 large
    lemon, zested

How to Make Creamy Cucumber Bites

Step-by-Step

  1. Cut the cucumber into 32 round slices, each about 1/4-inch thick.
  2. In a bowl, mix together the goat cheese and shallot.
  3. Spread about 1/2 teaspoon of the cheese mixture on top of each cucumber slice. Top each with about 1/4 teaspoon of fig jam. Sprinkle a pinch of thyme on top of each appetizer.
  4. Place appetizers on platter, sprinkle a pinch of lemon zest on each (or some) appetizer, and serve.

    If not serving immediately, wrap the platter with plastic wrap and keep in refrigerator for a few hours or until ready to serve.

Printable Recipe Card

About Creamy Cucumber Bites

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Middle Eastern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian Low Fat Low Carb
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #turkish #Turkey




Show 4 Comments & Reviews

Snack And Sip On These Refreshing Pool Party Recipes

Snack and Sip on These Refreshing Pool Party Recipes

Kitchen Crew

Each day this summer seems to be getting hotter and hotter. I love the warmer weather, but it's just a little too hot in my book. I'll probably be longing...

26 Delicious Ways To Prepare Asparagus Recipe

26 Delicious Ways to Prepare Asparagus

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Asparagus is a crazy healthy food that you should be eating, so here are 26 yummy asparagus recipes you should try ASAP!

No-bake Appetizers For Summer Entertaining Recipe

No-Bake Appetizers for Summer Entertaining

Kitchen Crew

One of the things I love about summer is how the days are longer. The extra light allows me to enjoy the day a bit longer. On a warm evening,...