We’ve been 100% gluten free in our house now for just over a month after receiving the diagnosis that my middle little has Celiac Disease. It’s really gone well for the most part and we’re not really missing the gluten filled breads and snacks. We’ve been trying to get creative with new things to eat that are full of fresh flavor and color! These little cucumber snacks are the perfect gluten free snack and would be a great summer time appetizer. I hope you enjoy this recipe for cucumber sandwiches as much as my family does.
This Easy Cucumber Sandwich Appetizer Makes A Great Toothpick Snack
These cute little cucumber sandwich appetizers are a great way to get more veggies into your child’s diet. Cucumber are so crunchy and fresh that they make a very desirable snack food. These simple ingredients are sure to satisfy taste buds on hot summer days.
- fresh cucumbers (if you don’t like large cucumber seeds, use English cucumbers)
- tomatoes (may use cherry tomatoes in place of small tomato slices)
- sliced chicken or turkey
- sliced cheddar cheese
- sea salt
- cocktail toothpicks
How To Make Cucumber Sandwiches:
These easy cucumber bites are a great low carb appetizer. Begin this recipe for cucumber sandwiches by slicing the cucumber, tomato, and avocado into 1/4″ thick slices. You can add other veggies too if you like. I think red onion would be delicious!
Cut the sliced chicken into 1″ wide pieces.
Layer the veggies, cheese, and meat between the two cucumber slices and hold these cucumber bites together with a toothpick. I added a bit of sea salt to tomato and cucumber as I stacked them.
You can serve these fresh little cucumber snacks with a dipping sauce like ranch, hummus. You can even drizzle with a balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Or sprinkle with everything bagel seasoning. So many ways to serve them! They are of course delicious on their own as well! If you have any left store your cucumber snacks in an airtight container.
Whether you are gluten-free or just trying to fit a few more veggies into your diet, this is a really, fun, healthy snack to make. Do you think you will try this easy recipe for cucumber sandwiches?
I think these cucumber toothpick appetizers would be a great addition to a Sunday morning brunch, perfect for a bridal or baby shower, garden party, or a summer cook out. They also make a great gluten-free after school snack. This recipe for cucumber sandwiches is easy, healthy, and delicious for both kids and adults!
Printable Cucumber Snack Recipe:
These crunchy cucumber sandwiches make an easy appetizer. Healthy cucumber appetizers are perfect for the summer months because they are so refreshing. They are also perfect for those on the keto diet. What’s your favorite summer time snack recipe with fresh veggies?