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Cucumber Sandwiches
Cucumber Sandwiches

Portions: 2 Serving Size: 1 Sandwich

Ingredients

2 tablespoons cream cheese
1 tablespoon mayonnaise
1 /4 teaspoon dry Italian salad dressing mix
4 slices white bread
1/2 cucumber, peeled and sliced
1 pinch dried dill weed

Preparation

  1. In small bowl, mix together cream cheese, mayonnaise, and Italian dressing mix. Refrigerate for at least one hour.
  2. Spread cream cheese blend onto white bread. Top with cucumber slices and sprinkle with dill.
  3. Cut sandwiches in half and serve.

Helpful hints

  • Caution: some mayonnaise brands contain phosphorus. Read the ingredients label and avoid added phosphates.
  • The cream cheese mixture keeps for about a week in the refrigerator.
  • For a party appetizer, make a double recipe and cut sandwiches into 4 pieces. Serve on a tray garnished with fresh dill.

Nutrients per serving

  • Calories 253
  • Protein 5 g
  • Carbohydrates 29 g
  • Fat 13 g
  • Cholesterol 19 mg
  • Sodium 425 mg
  • Potassium 208 mg
  • Phosphorus 98 mg
  • Calcium 109 mg
  • Fiber 1.9 g