Hot and Spicy Cucumber Sandwich
Paprika adds extra heat to the traditional cucumber sandwich, while cream cheese turns it from an afternoon snack into a nutritious midday meal.
Preparation time: 10 minutes
INGREDIENTS | SERVES 2
- 1½ teaspoons lemon juice
- 4 tablespoons cream cheese, softened
- ¼ teaspoon paprika, or to taste
- 1½ teaspoons chopped red onion
- 4 slices bread
- 4 teaspoons margarine, or as needed
- ½ medium cucumber, thinly sliced
In a small bowl, stir the lemon juice into the cream cheese. Stir in the paprika and chopped red onion.
Lay two slices of bread out in front of you. Spread 2 teaspoons of margarine on the inside of one slice of bread. Lay out half of the cucumber slices on top.
Spread half the cream cheese mixture on the inside of the other slice of bread.
Close up the sandwich. Cut in half or quarters as desired
Repeat with the remaining two slices of bread.