Cucumber Tomato Bites

Cucumber Tomato Bites are a refreshing little veggie-packed appetizer.

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Every once in a while, I miss crackers and it’s most evident when it comes time for parties or get-togethers. It always seems cheese and crackers and different variations of it are more than plentiful on plates and platters, circulating around and tempting me.

These tasty bites use cucumber as the crunchy (cracker-like?) component upon which to pile the rest of the ingredients. In any case, I’m not the brain child behind these (that would be Z), but they’ve gone through a bit of an evolution in the past few weeks and have ended up as a virtual salad in one bite.

Z really likes his with goat’s cheese, but if that’s not your thing, I used avocado instead. For a variation, try a toothpick through the top to hold it all together with an olive stuck on top.

Cucumber Tomato Bites Recipe

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Veggies
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 16
Calories: 19 kcal
Author: Steph Gaudreau

Fresh Cucumber Tomato Bites recipe combines these classic summer flavors in an appetizer-sized bite. Gluten-free and Whole30-friendly.

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Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber
  • 8 cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 red onion
  • 1/4 avocado
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 2 oz goat cheese
  • Sea salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Slice the cucumber into rounds, about ⅛” thick. You can use a piece as a top and a bottom or just as a base. If using a slice for a top, cut out the middle from those pieces so it will sit on top of the tomato without falling off. Season the cucumber slices with a sprinkle of salt and pepper. Squeeze the lemon juice onto the slices.
  2. Next, spread the goat’s cheese on the bottom cucumber slice. If you aren’t using the cheese, add sliced avocado instead.
  3. Then, slice thin pieces of onion and add a couple on top of the avocado (or cheese). Raw onion is usually overpowering for me, so I added just a little to give a bit more flavor.
  4. Next, slice the tomatoes in half and add it to the stack.
  5. Top with another piece of cucumber (or not…after all, it’s your show!). Alternatively, stick a toothpick into the stack and top with an olive.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Cucumber Tomato Bites Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 19 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 14mg1%
Potassium 66mg2%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Vitamin A 95IU2%
Vitamin C 4.8mg6%
Calcium 9mg1%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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One Response

  1. I am lazy, so I just dice it all up and eat it like a salad or pico de gio. Without the cheese it is whole 30 compliant. Yum!

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