Gluten-Free Cucumber Slices Provençal

Four ingredients and three steps--all you need to make these refreshing appetizers!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 32

1
large English or burpless cucumber, chilled
1/3
cup sun-dried tomato spread
3
tablespoons crumbled chèvre (goat) cheese
Fresh basil leaves, if desired

  • 1 Make lines or indentations lengthwise down cucumber at 1/4-inch intervals, using vegetable peeler or tines of fork. Cut cucumber into 32 slices, 1/2 inch each. Place on paper towels to drain.
  • 2 Spread each slice with about 1 teaspoon tomato spread. Sprinkle each with about 1/2 teaspoon cheese.
  • 3 Serve immediately, or refrigerate up to 1 hour. Top each slice with basil leaf just before serving.

Expert Tips

“Provençal” refers to ingredients—such as tomatoes—that are common to the cuisine of Provence, a region in southeastern France.

Unwaxed, hydroponically grown English cucumbers have a sweet, delicate flavor and few or no seeds, so they’re a great choice for this appetizer.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
4
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
10 mg
10 %;
Total Carbohydrate
1 g
1 %
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.