Feta & cucumber bites

Feta & cucumber bites

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Prep: 10 mins No cook

Easy

Makes 24
These decorative canapés look impressive when laid out - flavour your ricotta cheese filling with dill and garlic

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per bite

  • kcal29
  • fat2g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs0g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre0g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.3g
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Ingredients

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 200g feta cheese
  • 100g ricotta

    Ricotta

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    Ricotta is an Italian curd cheese. Made from whey, it is traditionally a by-product of making…

  • 4 tbsp chopped dill, plus extra fronds, to garnish
  • 1 large cucumber, halved lengthways, seeds scooped out and discarded
  • cracked black pepper, to serve

Method

  1. Add the garlic, feta, ricotta and dill to a food processor and whizz until smooth but thick.

  2. Fill the middle of the cucumber with the cheese mix and smooth over. Cut into 3cm-thick slices. Sprinkle with cracked pepper and garnish with the dill fronds.

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Comments (4)

dreamweaver's picture
3.75

Use it as part of a fish starter with smoked salmon and potted shrimp- its perfect, light and fresh!

estie83's picture
4

Very easy, yummy and healthier than some of the other canapes around!

bunny123's picture
5

Easy to make and tasted great. Would peel some of the skin off the cucumber leaving just a few dark green strips as mine had a thick skin and tasted a bit bitter.

ewe2lambs's picture
4

I make this alot - kids love it, it light and refreshing (birthday teas etc) - helps with some of the stodge we can sometimes have over the yuletide

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