Cucumber Tea Sandwiches, GreatPartyRecipes.com


Cucumber Tea Sandwiches


Not the Bits of Fluff You Thought They Were


What is the first thing that comes to mind when someone says "tea party?" Cucumber tea sandwiches. They are the quintessential tea sandwich; no tea party would be complete without them.

The only surprise is that they are not tasteless! Flavor-fully prepared with lemon, garlic and olive oil, you may even forget to raise your pinky while eating them.





Cucumber Sandwich Recipe

1 large cucumber, peeled and sliced very thinly
Salt
3/4 cup soft butter
2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic
20 pieces thin-sliced bread
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
Pepper to taste

Lightly salt the cucumber slices and place them in a colander to drain for 1 to 2 hours.

Combine the butter and garlic and apply to one side of each slice of bread.

In a small bowl, stir together the lemon juice, olive oil, and pepper. Add the cucumber slices, coating them well.

Arrange the cucumber on 10 of the bread slices, top with the other 10 slices, remove the crusts, and quarter. Serve immediately.

Makes 40 tea sandwiches.


Back to Tea Party Homepage for more Ideas

More like Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

Mixed Party Sandwiches




Surprise me





Comments

Join the party! Tell us how you were able to use or improve the recipe(s) or tips on this page.

Comments

Join the party! Tell us how you were able to use or improve the recipe(s) or tips on this page.











"I spend many happy hours
on your site."

Karen, Canada



Art for the kitchen...



"Your website has the best dip recipes. They are easy and everyone loves them... Your BLT Dip is a manly favorite. Your Pumpkin Dip totally ROCKS!!!"
Lee Ann, U.S.



About Wine and Cheese Parties...

"I have researched the net and I found your site the most helpful. You make it look so easy!"
Zelda, Australia





Theme Parties

Pasta Party

Mexican Fiesta

Martini Party

Have a Ball!

Housewarming Party

Wine and Cheese Party

Movie Awards Party

Soup Party

Tea Party





"Think I've found a little gem. Thanks."
Chris, U.K.





" I love this site. I'm a caterer & I find so much info, ideas & recipes!"
JoAnn, U.S.





"I love your recipes, and the humour you dish up with them."
Kate, Australia