Appetizer

Cucumber Cups with Whipped Feta and Dill

Cucumber Cups Appetizer

Cucumber cups filing with whipped feta and dill make a delicious appetizer for summer parties. This easy appetizer is ready in 20 minutes, so you can also make this recipe as a small healthy snack for your kids.

Ingredients for this Recipe :

  • 4 medium cucumbers, cut into 4-5 equal-sized sections
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 8 oz. Feta, crumbled
  • 3 tbsp half & half
  • 2 tbsp fresh dill (or 2 tsp dried)
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • For garnish: Fresh dill and/or mint sprigs

How to Make Cucumber Cups?

peel the cucumber and cut it into 4-5 equal-sized sections. Using a small measuring spoon you can carefully scoop out the middle section of each cucumber cut leaving enough space on the bottom and sides to form a small “cup”.

How to Make Cucumber Cups Appetizer :

Step One:

Place cream cheese, Feta, half & half, dill, and garlic powder in a large mixing bowl and season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Beat with a hand mixer or immersion blender until the mixture is light and fluffy. Set aside.

Step Two:

Trim each cucumber section so that the bottom is flat and the top is slightly angled. Carefully scoop out the interior of each section with a small measuring spoon, leaving enough space on the bottom and sides to form a small “cup.”

Step Three:

Transfer some of the whipped Feta mixtures to a pastry bag fitted with a large tip (or use a plastic sandwich bag with one of the bottom corners removed). Carefully pipe the whipped Feta into each cucumber cup and set it on a serving platter.

Step Four:

Serve immediately garnished with sprigs of fresh dill and/or mint, if desired. Enjoy!

There are a few Tips for Perfecting this Recipe :

  • Cucumbers can be peeled, partially peeled, or unpeeled depending on personal preference.
  • Serve immediately, The cucumber will lose its freshness.

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Cucumber Cups with Whipped Feta and Dill

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Appetizer American
Serves: 6
Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 0 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes

This amazing no cooking cucumber cups appetizer would be a great snack for the summer.

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 8 oz. Feta, crumbled
  • 3 tbsp half & half
  • 2 tbsp fresh dill (or 2 t. dried)
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 4 medium cucumbers, cut into 4-5 equal-sized sections
  • Garnish :
  • Fresh dill and/or mint sprigs

Instructions

1

Place cream cheese, Feta, half & half, dill, and garlic powder in a large mixing bowl and season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Beat with a hand mixer or immersion blender until the mixture is light and fluffy. Set aside.

2

Trim each cucumber section so that the bottom is flat and the top is slightly angled. Carefully scoop out the interior of each section with a small measuring spoon, leaving enough space on the bottom and sides to form a small “cup.”

3

Transfer some of the whipped Feta mixtures to a pastry bag fitted with a large tip (or use a plastic sandwich bag with one of the bottom corners removed). Carefully pipe the whipped Feta into each cucumber cup and set on a serving platter.

4

Serve immediately garnished with sprigs of fresh dill and/or mint, if desired. Enjoy!

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