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Cucumber Slices Provençal

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 10 min total time
  • 4 ingredients
  • 32 servings
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Four ingredients and three steps result in impressive Italian-inspired appetizers that are simply sensational!

Ingredients

1
large English (seedless) cucumber, chilled
1/3
cup sun-dried tomato spread
3
tablespoons crumbled chèvre (goat) cheese
Fresh basil leaves, if desired

Steps

  • 1 Make lines or indentations lengthwise down cucumber at 1/4-inch intervals, using vegetable peeler or tines of fork. Cut cucumber into 32 slices, 1/2 inch each. Place on paper towels to drain.
  • 2 Spread each slice with about 1 teaspoon tomato spread. Sprinkle each with about 1/2 teaspoon cheese.
  • 3 Serve immediately, or refrigerate up to 1 hour. Top each slice with basil leaf just before serving.
  • 1 Make lines or indentations lengthwise down cucumber at 1/4-inch intervals, using vegetable peeler or tines of fork. Cut cucumber into 32 slices, 1/2 inch each. Place on paper towels to drain.
  • 2 Spread each slice with about 1 teaspoon tomato spread. Sprinkle each with about 1/2 teaspoon cheese.
  • 3 Serve immediately, or refrigerate up to 1 hour. Top each slice with basil leaf just before serving.

Expert Tips

Cucumbers contain a higher percentage of water, which translates to fewer calories for the same weight of food. That's good news for your waistline!

“Provençal” refers to ingredients—such as tomatoes—that are common to the cuisine of Provence, a region in southeastern France.

Unwaxed English cucumbers have a sweet, delicate flavor and few or no seeds, so they’re a great choice for this appetizer.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
10
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
5mg
5%;
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
Free
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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