My new summer obsession is defiantly the cucumber sandwich. They’re so easy to make and so refreshing. A bright chive cream cheese adds some bite and freshness. One of the best summer sandwiches around. Adding a cumber sandwich to your summer rotation is a big must!
cucumber sandwich, the perfect summer sando
This recipe is the perfect snack that to beat the heat. Cucumber sandwiches have been on the rotation all summer longThis classic sandwich is the perfect combination of light and refreshing flavors that will leave you feeling satisfied and refreshed on even the hottest of days. I love these sandwiches for short trips. Take them to the river or beach. They hold well for a few hours and the cucumber stays crispy. I like to wrap them in a towel and throw them in a cooler bag. It’s the perfect beach lunch with some fresh melon and light wine. These are also great light snacks for a hike. From the water, Park, or forest these cucumber sandwiches with chive cream cheese will hold you down.
Quick and easy sandwich
Making a few cucumber sandwiches is so easy. The main three ingredients are refrigerator staples. Almost everyone will have a cucumber, cream cheese, and bread laying around. Slice the cucumber, mix the chive cream cheese, and assemble. Making 5 of them will easily take you less than 10 minutes. It’s great to make a bunch of these for a few people. They’re so easy and won’t break the bank.
Cucumber sandwich and chive cream cheese ideas
cucumber sandwiches can be so simple. Just cucumber, cream cheese, and bread but a little creativity can make them interesting. You can have a lot of fun with this cucumber sandwich recipe. Adding more herbs is always fun. Here are a few fun additions on top of the cucumber.
- red onion
The chive cream cheese can also be played around with too. I add champagne vinegar to help brighten the cucumber. On the opposite side, balsamic, or black vinegar would bring a deep complexity. Throwing a few other herbs and spices in there is fun too.
- grated garlic
- black pepper
- green onion
- chili flakes
You can have so much fun with this recipe and your pantry. I wanted this cucumber recipe to be simple, fresh, and bright so you can explore so much. Simple recipes are meant to be played with and explored.
enjoy your cucumber sandwiches while the sun is shining. They are the perfect summer sandwich. Chive cream cheese with champagne vinegar adds the bright pop the cumber love. Have fun, explore the recipe, and thanks for stopping by!
The best Cucumber sandwich
- 2 cucumber
- 10 slices of bread
- 1c (226g) cream cheese
- 1/3C (15g) chives
- 1 tbsp (13g) champagne vinegar
- ¼ tsp (.5g) salt
- Cut the cucumber into logs the same length as the bread. Slice into 1/4 inch slices. season with salt and lemon juice.
- Finely chop the chives into small rounds. Add the cream cheese to a bowl with champagne vinegar and chives. Mix with a spatula until evenly combined.
- Spread a layer of cream cheese onto the two slices of bread. Shingle 4 slices of cumber on the bread and close the sandwich. repeat with the rest of the bread and cucumber.