Stuffed Cucumbers
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Stuffed Cucumbers

The combination of cool cucumber and creamy insides makes a great appetizer.

Yield: Filling #1: 10 slices; Filling #2: 10 slices

Preparation

Wash cucumber. Cut ends off and scoop out all the seeds. Stuff cucumber with choice of filling.

Filling #1 Method:
Mix ham, egg, onion, pepper and mayonnaise or miracle whip. Blend well. Stuff cucumber. Wrap and chill. To serve, slice and garnish.

Filling #2 Method:
Mash cream cheese. Add grated cheddar and continue mixing. Add onion and white pepper and mix well. Stuff cucumber. Wrap and chill. To serve, slice and garnish.

Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber for both

Filing #1 Ingredients:

  • 1 hard-boiled egg (chopped) (may use egg whites of two eggs as substitute)
  • 2 oz. chopped ham (may use turkey or ham as substitute)
  • 2 tbs. mayonnaise or miracle whip (light)
  • ½ tsp. grated onion
  • pepper

Filing #2 Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. low-fat sour cream or 4 oz. low-fat cream cheese
  • 2 oz. low-fat cheddar cheese
  • ½ tsp. grated onion
  • 1/8 tsp. white pepper

Nutritional Data Per Serving

Filling #1:

  • Calories: 30
  • Fat: 2 grams (54% of calories)
  • Cholesterol: 23 milligrams
  • Sodium: 109 milligrams

Filling #2:

  • Calories: 22
  • Fat: 1.1 grams (45% of calories)
  • Cholesterol: 3 milligrams
  • Sodium: 38 milligrams

Submitted By: Junior Monica McKenzie, Budd Terrace

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