low-fat Neufchâtel cheese and blue cheese fill hollowed out
1-inch slices of cucumber. Topped with crumbled bacon bits and a
sprig of dill, these could be the easiest appetizers yet. The
cheese filling is also excellent for piping onto crackers.
1 English cucumber, peeled and cut into 12 slices
ounces Neufchâtel cheese
tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
teaspoon dried parsley
teaspoon seasoning salt
freshly ground Tellicherry peppercorns
of fresh dill
1. Use the
small end of a melon baller to scoop out the center of
cucumber slice while leaving the base intact. Set on a tray or
in a flat plastic container with a lid.
2. In a medium
bowl, blend Neufchâtel cheese, blue cheese, parsley,
salt, pepper and paprika. Scoop into a small plastic bag.
one corner and pipe filling into each cucumber.
with bacon and top with tiny sprigs of dill. Keep
until it is serving time.