Cream Cheese Cucumber SandwichesCream Cheese Cucumber Sandwiches are simple and delicious. I added some crunchy cucumber, bell pepper and some mild spices. These sandwiches are light and refreshing - the perfect afternoon snack. Try these sandwiches for your kids' lunch box. This super simple sandwich is a hit with almost everyone.Prep Time 5 minutesCook Time 5 minutesTotal Time 10 minutesServings 2 people
- 4 slices of bread I like to use firm bread
- 1/3 cup cream cheese
- 4 inch English cucumber or seedless cucumber (kheera, kakdi)
- 1/4 bell pepper this will make about 1/4 cup finely chopped bell pepper (capsicum, Shimla mirch, pahadi mirch)
- 2 tbsp finely chopped cilantro (hara dhania)
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 1/8 tsp black pepper
- 1 tsp ginger finely shredded
- 1 green chili finely chopped
Peel the cucumber leaving the stripes unpeeled. Shred the cucumber, after shredding squeeze the water, we need about 1/4 cup shredded cucumber after squeezing the water. Set aside.
Cut the bell pepper in very small pieces and squeeze the water and pet dry, need about 1/4 cup chopped bell pepper.
In a bowl mix all the ingredients, mix will have a texture of thick spread.
Spread the mix on two slices of sandwich bread, then close sandwiches with other slices of bread.
Remove the crest from the bread all sides and slice them in two parts. For clean cut keep the sandwiches aside and slice them after about half an hour.
Serve these sandwiches as a snack, or they are grate for lunch box, or picnic.
These sandwiches stay good for a day at room temperature or you can refrigerate for 2-3 days.
You may use this spread for crackers.
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