Cuke-with-a-Kick Finger Sandwiches

  • Recipe courtesy of Dave Lieberman
Total Time:
25 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive Prep:
15 min
Cook:
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Yield:
20 sandwiches
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber
  • 4 tablespoons butter, at room temperature
  • 2 scallions, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon red horseradish (or white if you can't find red)
  • Large pinch salt
  • Several grinds of black pepper
  • 10 slices very thin white bread (recommended: Pepperidge Farm)

Directions

Peel the cucumber and slice it very, very thin. Lay the cucumber slices out on a sheet of paper towel and cover them with a second sheet. Let stand until the paper towels soak up the cucumber slices' liquid, about 15 minutes.

Mash the butter, scallions, dill, horseradish, salt and pepper together in a small bowl until well blended. Spread 5 of the bread slices with half of the dill butter, then top the butter with a layer of cucumber slices—it's fine if they overlap a little bit. Spread the remaining butter over the remaining bread and top the sandwiches. Cut each sandwich into 4 pieces.

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