Cucumber & blue cheese canapés served on a blue plate

Cucumber & blue cheese canapés

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Prep: 15 mins No cook

Easy

Makes 32 (16 of each flavour)

Top pieces of cucumber and blue cheese with grapes and pomegranates for these party nibbles and you'll have two takes on a healthy, low-calorie snack

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per grape canapé

  • kcal17
  • fat1g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs1g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre0g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.1g
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Ingredients

  • 100g ricotta cheese
  • 25g Cashel Blue cheese, chopped
  • 2 spring onions, whites only, very finely chopped
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

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    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • 1 cucumber, thickly sliced (about 14 inches)

For the grape canapés

  • 16 small black grapes
  • 4 toasted pecan halves, cut into slivers
    Pecan nuts

    Pecan

    pee-kan

    Related to the walnut, pecans are native to America, and grow enclosed in a glossy, browny-red…

For the pomegranate canapés

  • ½ 80g tub pomegranate seeds
  • a few fresh thyme leaves

Method

  1. Beat the ricotta with the blue cheese and onion until really smooth. Arrange the cucumber slices on a large platter. Top each cucumber slice with some of the cheese mixture – you can pipe it on if you want a professional finish.

  2. Top half with a grape and sliver of pecan, and the remainder with pomegranate seeds and thyme. Keep chilled until ready to serve. Will keep in the fridge for up to one day.

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