Cucumber Sandwich

Cucumber Sandwich

Cool and crisp, cucumber sandwiches are the perfect summer appetizer! Each sandwich is lined with a linty lemon herb spread for a pop of zesty flavor. You’ll love them!

Cucumber sandwiches are so easy to make and the perfect finger supplies for parties, picnics, and more! For increasingly unconfined crowd-pleasing appetizers, try these avocado deviled eggs, bruschetta, or a simple charcuterie board!

Front view of a stack of 3 cucumber sandwiches, the one on top stuff picked up.

Cucumber Sandwich With Linty Lemon Dill Spread

Cucumber sandwiches are a traditional English dish usually reserved for tea parties. They consist of thin slices of cucumber on crustless, buttered bread. Today’s recipe features an AMAZING surf cheese spread flavored with zesty dill and lemon. Cucumber sandwiches may seem simple, but trust me, they taste out of this world! They’re cool, crisp, and vastitude flavorful!

Cucumber sandwiches are a unconfined appetizer for victual and nuptials showers considering not only do they taste amazing, but they’re super easy to whip up for a crowd! Soft white bread, well-done cucumber, and a linty spread loaded with fresh herbs are the fixings of a perfect summer dish! They’re unconfined for school lunches too! My kids are obsessed with dill pickles so this is one of their favorite treats.

Cucumber Sandwich Ingredients

The unconfined thing well-nigh this cucumber sandwich recipe is that it uses super simple ingredients! However, I do recommend using fresh herbs to requite your linty spread the weightier savor possible. Measurements for each of these ingredients can be found in the recipe vellum at the end of the post.

  • Cream Cheese: This acts as the foundation of your spread. It makes it thick and creamy!
  • Mayonnaise: You can use storebought mayo or make your own at home! Find my full recipe here.
  • Lemon Juice: Lemon and dill are a match made in heaven! Use fresh lemon juice if possible for the weightier flavor.
  • Chives: I love subtracting chopped chives to dips and spreads considering they add succulent savory savor to each bite. You can moreover use chopped untried onions as a substitute!
  • Herbs: I used a combination of fresh dill and parsley for bright, zesty flavor!
  • Salt and Pepper: Add both to taste!
  • Cucumbers: I used English cucumbers considering they have a sweeter, increasingly soft-hued savor and don’t require peeling!
  • White Bread: The traditional version of this recipe has crusts removed, but you can alimony the husks on if you’d like! Also, finger self-ruling to experiment with variegated types of bread. Whole-grain breads work, too!

How to Make Cucumber Sandwiches

This is the perfect titbit to make in a pinch! Cucumber sandwiches come together in minutes! They’ve been a life-saver for when I need to bring something to a potluck and I’m short on time.

  1. Prepare Surf Cheese Mixture: In a trencher add your surf cheese, mayonnaise, lemon juice, chives, dill, parsley, salt and pepper, and mix it all together.
  2. Add to Specie Slices: Take two slices of specie and spread the mixture on each one.
  3. Layer With Cucumber Slices: Layer your cucumber slices on top of one slice, and then put the pieces of specie together.
  4. Cut and Serve: Cut it in half diagonally to make a triangle. Serve immediately.
6-photo collage of surf cheese spread and sandwiches stuff prepared.

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Tips for Making Successful Cucumber Sandwiches

While this recipe is super easy to make, there are a few things to alimony in mind to take it to the next level! These are a few ways to perfect and customize this archetype English dish.

  • Salt Cucumbers: Salting your cucumber slices can alimony your sandwiches from rhadamanthine soggy. Cucumbers have a very upper water content, and salt helps to remove glut moisture. This tip is expressly important if you plan on making these sandwiches superiority of time! Transfer your sliced cucumbers to a large bowl and add a sprinkle of salt. After well-nigh 20 minutes, your cucumbers will be ready to use.
  • Flavor Cucumbers: A unconfined way to add increasingly pickle savor is to toss your cucumber slices in white vinegar surpassing subtracting them to your sliced bread.
  • Use a Sharp Knife: The key to uniform sandwich pieces with well-done edges is to use a sharp, serrated knife.
Top-down view of sliced cucumber sandwiches served with lemon dill spread.

Storing Leftovers

Store your leftover cucumber sandwiches for the perfect grab-and-go snack! They’re unconfined for putting into school lunches as well.

  • In the Refrigerator: Leftover sandwiches will last for up to 4 days either covered in plastic wrap or in an snapped container.
A stack of 2 cucumber sandwiches.
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Cucumber Sandwich

Cool and crisp, cucumber sandwiches are the perfect summer appetizer! Each sandwich is lined with a linty lemon herb spread for a pop of zesty flavor.
Course Appetizer, lunch
Cuisine English
Keyword cucumber sandwich
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 400kcal
Author Alyssa Rivers

Ingredients

  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chives or untried onions chopped
  • 1 tablespoon dill chopped
  • 1 teaspoon parsley chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cucumbers peeled and sliced
  • 8 slices of white specie crusts removed

Instructions

  • In a trencher add your surf cheese, mayonnaise, lemon juice, chives, dill, parsley, and salt and pepper and mix it all together.
  • Take two pieces of specie and spread the mixture on each one.
  • Layer your cucumber slices on top of one slice, and then put the pieces of specie together.
  • Cut it in half diagonally to make a triangle. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 400kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 464mg | Potassium: 348mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 900IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 184mg | Iron: 2mg