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Easy Cucumber Sandwiches

Cucumber Sandwiches are a great idea for a meatless Monday quick lunch!
Simple Cucumber Sandwich Idea (3)

Cucumber Sandwiches are a great idea for a meatless Monday quick lunch. You can customize them with your favorite ad-ons, they are a quick and simple meal to make, and they’re healthy! Add deli turkey, ham, or hard-boiled eggs for some protein!

Easy Cucumber Sandwiches

Ingredients For Cucumber Sandwich

To make this quick, simple, and healthy sandwich you need:

  • Whole wheat sandwich bread
  • Cream cheese
  • Cucumber
  • Tomato
  • Lettuce
  • Broccoli sprouts
  • Avocado
  • Red wine vinegar
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

Easy Cucumber Sandwiches

How To Make a Healthy And Delicious Cucumber Sandwich?

  1. Spread both slices of bread with 1 tbs of cream cheese
  2. Add the following:
    • 3 slices of cucumber
    • ¼ cup of broccoli sprouts
    • 1 tsp olive oil + 2 tsp red wine vinegar
    • 1 large slice of tomato
    • 1 lettuce leaf
    • ¼ mashed avocado
    • Salt and pepper to taste

How Do I Prevent My Sandwich From Getting Soggy?

The cream cheese acts like a moisture barrier, and make sure your tomato is not too watery.
Toasting the bread helps as well.

Can I Prepare This Sandwich Ahead Of Time?

You can, but add lemon juice to the avocado to prevent it from turning brown, pat dry the tomato slice before adding it, and eat the sandwich as soon as possible.

Simple Cucumber Sandwich Idea (3)

Simple Cucumber Sandwich Idea

Cucumber Sandwiches are a great idea for a meatless Monday quick lunch!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 1 SANDWICH
Calories: 405kcal
Author: Katherine - Yummfully

Equipment

  • Knife and cutting board

Ingredients

  • 2 sliced whole wheat bread
  • 2 tbsp cream cheese
  • 3-4 slices slices of cucumber
  • ¼ cup broccoli sprouts (or alfalfa sprouts)
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 large tomato slice
  • 1 lettuce leaf
  • ¼ mashed avocado
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Spread both slices of bread with 1 tbsp of cream cheese
  • Add the following:
    - 3 slices of cucumber
    - ¼ cup of broccoli sprouts
    - 1 tsp olive oil + 2 tsp red wine vinegar
    - 1 large slice of tomato
    - 1 lettuce leaf
    - ¼ mashed avocado
    - Salt and pepper to taste

Nutrition

Calories: 405kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 425mg | Potassium: 556mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 49IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 13mg

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I Use A Different Type Of Bread?

Absolutely! You can use your favorite bread. Flour tortillas and pita bread work great too!

What Can I Substitute For Cream Cheese?

Cream cheese herb dip or goat cheese are great alternatives.

I Don’t Have Broccoli Sprouts. What Else Can I Use?

You can use alfalfa sprouts, baby spinach, or arugula. They’re all healthy as well as delicious.

Is There A Dairy-Free Alternative To Cream Cheese?

Cashew cheese is a good alternative or any non-dairy cheese made with soy or nuts.

How Can I Add More Flavor To This Sandwich?

You can add dried herbs like oregano or basil, mix ½ tsp of ranch dressing mix into your cream cheese, or sprinkle Everything Bagel spice on it!

I’m Missing Red Wine Vinegar, What Else Can I Use?

Apple cider or balsamic vinegar can be used instead. Lemon juice also adds a tangy burst of flavor.

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