nutritional information

Per SERVING:

  • Calories: 100
  • Protein: 7 g
  • Total Fat: 6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 5 g
  • Cholesterol: 15 mg
  • Sodium: 150 mg
  • Sugar: 2 g

Herbed Goat Cheese and Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

Herbed Goat Cheese and Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

Serves 8

30 minutes or fewer

30 minutes or fewer        The cucumber sandwich is the aristocrat of the tea table: cool, gracious and proper. Here, it’s given a modern and flavorful twist with herbed goat cheese. Makes 24.
  • 8 thin slices whole wheat bread
  • 8 oz. soft goat cheese, room temperature
  • 3 Tbs. finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 Tbs. finely chopped fresh tarragon
  • 2 Tbs. finely chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon zest
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 24 thin slices English (seedless) cucumber
  • 1 bunch watercress
  1. Using 2 1/4-inch round cookie cutter, cut 24 circles from bread slices.  
  2. Place goat cheese, parsley, tarragon, chives, lemon zest and pepper in large, resealable plastic bag. Close bag, and squeeze ingredients until well combined.
  3. Snip one corner of bag. Squeeze dollops of goat cheese mixture onto bread circles. Press cucumber slices into cheese, and top with sprigs of watercress. 
May 2005

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comments

I loved the idea of home made cheese, but never was able to purchase cheese cloth. This was an amazing way of flovoring your own cheese without the process becoming so long. I highly reccomend this recipe, its an expecially good way to get kids involved, they seem to have a blast sqeezing the bag!

Shannon - 2009-08-29 15:15:58