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Cream Cheesy Cucumber Sandwiches

Note: You'll want to keep these sandwiches refrigerated. They'll keep for 8 hours, tightly wrapped.

Prep time: 5–10 minutes

What you need:

  • 3/4 cup light cream cheese, slightly softened
  • half a large cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 8 slices of whole-wheat bread

Equipment and supplies:

  • Large knife
  • Cutting board
  • Plastic wrap (optional)

What to do:

  1. Spread each slice of bread with cream cheese (about 3 tablespoons per sandwich).
  2. Place about 4 cucumber slices on 4 of the slices of bread and top with remaining bread slices.
  3. Cut into quarters and serve immediately or wrap sandwiches and save for later.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

  • 250 calories
  • 10g protein
  • 10g fat
  • 6g sat. fat
  • 30g carbohydrate
  • 4g fiber
  • 20mg cholesterol
  • 520mg sodium
  • 6g sugars

Serves: 4

Serving size: 1 sandwich (142g)

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD

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