Cucumber and Watercress Sandwich Appetizers

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"These little sandwiches make great appetizers. A delicious cucumber spread and watercress provide the filling."


45 m servings 158 cals
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Original recipe yields 20 servings



  • Calories:
  • 158 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 10.1 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.3g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 4.2 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 317 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place cucumber in a medium bowl. Mix in salt. Cover and set aside for approximately 30 minutes.
  2. Mix ground black pepper, chives and butter into the bowl with the cucumber.
  3. Spread whole wheat bread slices with mayonnaise. Top 10 slices with equal portions of the cucumber mixture, then with equal portions watercress. Cover with remaining 10 slices of bread. Cut into triangles and serve.
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  1. 7 Ratings


Good but needed more salt and pepper for flavor. The recipe made way more filling than need for the amount of bread.

In all, the flavor in this recipe is correct, but the execution is terrible. Butter will not ever blend with cucumber. Instead, mix the mayo with the cucumber and spread the butter on the b...

Everything was good except it seemed like there was way too many Chives, it was overpowering, so for those people who don't like Chives/Onions, you might want to use less. Otherwise is was prett...

Wonderful! So good, everyone was so impressed!!!

I thought that this sandwich was actually very good as a summer meal. I did implement a couple of changes. First, I did what the other reviewers suggested and used mayo to mix with the cucumbe...

We could not get the butter to blend with the cucumber either. We thought the salt needed more time to sit with the cucumber as well. We tried switching the butter and mayonnaise and it worked...

Don't know if I did something wrong, but I couldn't get the butter to blend with the cucumbers. Luckily, I was making two other kinds of sandwiches for my tea, as this one went in the trash.