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Cucumber Rye Toasts

Cucumber Rye Toasts

 

Despite the best of intentions, none of our garden cucumbers have made it into a jar this year. We have a wonderful dill pickle recipe that we’ve been dying to fit in, but somehow that Sunday afternoon pickle-making just hasn’t made it on the calendar.

In the meantime, however, we did whip up a batch of delicious cucumber toasts. They’re a quick and easy way to enjoy the cucumber and the dill without too much effort. Plus, they look lovely on a plate (I can’t say that pickles have quite the same visual appeal)!

Try them for a luncheon or picnic, or a quick appetizer. (Oh, and try a dill pickle too; there’s really no substitute!)

 

Cucumber Rye Toasts

What You Need
Cucumbers
Cream cheese
Party rye bread (or rye bread, cut into smaller pieces – you can use a cookie cutter to get fancy!)
Fresh dill
Kosher salt

What To Do

1  Toast the bread. For a large amount of slices, place them on a baking sheet and toast them at 350°F for about 10 minutes until crisp.

2  Thinly slice the cucumbers.

3  Spread the bread with cream cheese. Top each toast with a sliced cucumber, a tiny bit of kosher salt, and some fresh dill.

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Comments 11

  1. Brittany

    Mmmm, loving the mixture of creamy and crunchy with the flavors of the rye bread and dill. The perfect solution to the leftover cucumber I always seem to have hanging around! So inspired by your recipes!

  2. Jessica

    My mom used to make this all the time for us growing up! I haven’t had it in years! Thanks so much for the reminder, I can’t wait to make it one day soon! :-)

  3. celia

    This looks super tasty. I’ve made a similar recipe with Ezekeil bread, mint butter, and cucumber slices. I will have to try it with the rye bread and cream cheese. Thanks!

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