Festive Tree Cucumber Sandwiches - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


Festive Tree Cucumber Sandwiches

Servings:8 servingsServing Size:1 sandwich


  • 1 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
  • ½ teaspoon dried dill weed
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Dash black pepper
  • 1 small cucumber
  • 8 slices whole wheat bread
  • 8 cherry tomatoes


  1. In a small bowl, mix together the yogurt, dill weed, garlic powder, salt and black pepper. Set aside.
  2. Slice cucumber crosswise thinly into rounds and then each round in half.
  3. Cut bread into basic tree shape using a serrated knife—or use a sandwich cutter.
  4. Spread about 2 tablespoons of spread on each slice of bread; top spread with arranged cucumber slices.
  5. Place a cherry tomato on the top of the sandwich. Garnish each sandwich with shredded carrots, diced red peppers or shredded cheese, if desired.
  6. Serve immediately


Optional Garnishes: shredded carrots, diced red pepper and shredded cheddar cheese

Source: Eat Smart to Play Hard: Brooke Jenkins, Extension Specialist, University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service

120 calories; 1g total fat; 0g saturated fat; 0g trans fat; 0mg cholesterol; 125mg sodium; 21g total carbohydrate; 0g dietary fiber; 5g total sugars; 0g added sugars; 8g protein; 0% Daily Value of vitamin D; 6% Daily Value of calcium; 6% Daily Value of iron; 2% Daily Value of potassium