Cucumber Bites with Herb Cream Cheese and Cherry Tomatoes

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces (1/2 brick) cream cheese, softened to room temperature
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt (or Greek yogurt)
  • 1 tsp of each dried dill, garlic, onion and parsley (or other spices)
  • 3-4 long cucumbers, sliced into 1 inch slices
  • 15 cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • Additional sprinkle of Paprika OR spices as above for garnish (optional)

Directions

  1. In a stand mixer, mix the softened cream cheese with the yogurt and herbs. Mix until well combined. Add more cream cheese or yogurt as needed.
  2. Spoon into a piping bag with a star tip (or use a sealable plastic bag and cut off one of the corners).
  3. Prepare the cucumber. Slice into 1 inch pieces.
  4. Using a melon baller, remove a portion of the center of one side of the piece of cucumber, leaving a half moon crater.
  5. Pipe the cream cheese mixture into the crater, enough to stick out of the top about 1/2 inch.
  6. Add a half cherry tomato partially buried into the herb cream cheese
  7. Sprinkle herbs for additional color. Chill in the fridge until ready to serve.
  8. Serve Chilled and ENJOY!
Source: www.erecipecards.blogspot.ca
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