Pinterest is a wonderful invention, giving us instant access to so many wonderful ideas. One of those ideas that daughter, Sarah, and I chose for one of the wedding appetizers was cucumber cups. What the heck is a cucumber cup, you say? Read on….
Wash the cucumber. Using a potato peeler, peel stripes around the cucumber. Cut off the round end of the cucumber. Cut the cucumber into 1″ slices. Taking a grapefruit spoon or teaspoon, hollow out about 2/3 of the center of the cucumber.
Fill each cucumber cup with the filling of your choice. Some of the ideas I’ve used include:
- hummus with a chopped piece of red pepper on top
- goat cheese with a drizzle of honey and a pecan or walnut on top
- cream cheese with salmon/lox and a sprig of fresh dill
- dip…any dip you please
It’s cucumber season so cut some cups for an easy appetizer that will chill you down after a hot day.