The perfect side for a fun summer picnic. Topped with capers for an extra kick! Use lowfat or fat-free cream cheese and sour cream to reduce the overall calorie count.
6 ounces cream cheese
1 jar capers
2 tablespoons sour cream
1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped
Salt and ground pepper
- Scrape unpeeled cucumbers with fork tines. Cut into 2-inch thick slices; remove seeds.
- Combine the herbs.
- Mix cream cheese with sour cream until softened. Mix with herb mixture. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Fill cucumber rings with mix and dot the tops with several capers.
- Chill for several hours.
Makes about 2 dozen appetizers.
Tip: Can also be sliced thin and served on melba toast or other type of dry bread.
Recipe provided courtesy of Honeysuckle White, a division of Cargill, Incorporated. Used with permission.