Cucumber-Mint Tea Sandwiches

Cucumber-Mint Tea Sandwiches
1:00 pm , July 12, 2013 Comments Off on Cucumber-Mint Tea Sandwiches
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Summer is finally in full swing. If you’re looking for a delicious and light snack to enjoy in the sun, check out the recipe below!

 

Ingredients:

 

Minty Igloo NourishTea

1/2cup boiling water

8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature

1/4cup finely chopped walnuts, toasted

1/4cup fresh mint leaves, finely chopped, plus 24 leaves for garnish

Salt

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened

6 thin slices pumpernickel bread, crusts removed

1 English cucumber, cut into 24 thin slices

 

Directions:

 

Steep the tea bag in the boiling water for 2 to 3 minutes. Strain and let cool.

In a medium bowl, mix the cream cheese, walnuts, 1/4 cup mint and 4 to 5 tablespoons brewed tea into a paste. Season to taste with salt.

Lightly butter each bread slice on 1 side and cut each slice into 4 squares. Place a cucumber slice on the buttered side of the bread, top with the cream cheese mixture and garnish with a mint leaf.

 

If you want a great drink to go with it, click the name check out one of our earlier posts for a Cold Brewed Iced Tea recipe.

Curious where this idea came from? Click here. Photo credit: Pretty and Fabulous.

 

 

 

 

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