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Cucumber & Tomato Dill Bites

Cucumber & Tomato Appetizer

With Summer here and gardens growing abundantly, fresh recipes for the vegetible  garden are always requested. this is a healthy and quick recipe for cucumber and tomato with fresh dill, that is one easy recipe to prepare and will leave your family and guests asking for more. Use garden fresh ingredients in this savory summer recipe to ensure the best flavor and presentation.

Dill Vegetable Spread

1/2 cup LAND O LAKES® Sour Cream
3 tablespoons finely chopped red bell pepper
2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill*
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon granulated sugar
20 large cherry tomatoes
2 small cucumbers, each cut into 8 (1/2-inch) slices
Fresh dill sprigs, if desired

1. Stir together sour cream, red pepper, dill, lemon peel, salt and sugar in small bowl. Cover; refrigerate at least 20 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, cut thin slice off top and bottom of each cherry tomato. Place tomatoes and cucumber slices onto serving platter; dollop each with about 1/2 to 1 teaspoon sour cream mixture. Garnish with fresh dill, if desired.

Note: This recipe also makes a great dip for almost any vegetable platter. Use with Celery stalks, baby carrots, broccoli or cauliflower.

Makes 36 appetizers.
* Substitute 1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed
Nutrition Facts (1 appetizer):
Calories: 10
Fat: .5 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 10 mg
Carbohydrates: <1 g
Dietary Fiber: 0 g
Protein: <1 g

Recipe provided courtesy of Land O Lakes, Inc.


 

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