Breadless Cucumber Sandwiches

Breadless cucumber sandwiches: Use cucumber slices as the base, add meats, cheese, and your favorite condiment. Yum!

The other day I had the most delightful little lunch: Cucumber “sandwiches”. Little bites using cucumber slices instead of bread, filled with deli meats, cheese, and various condiments.

Sandwiches without bread.

Totally satisfying and fun to eat.

They’re also low-carb and paleo and Whole30 friendly (if you avoid the cheese).

Cucumber "sandwiches" using cucumber slices instead of bread. Click through for recipe!

Bite-Sized Is Better

I’ve seen recipes similar to this that use a whole cucumber sliced in half the long way. I don’t know about you, but that seems like a little too much cucumber to eat gracefully.

When you eat a cucumber, do you start eating on one end and finish at the other? I didn’t think so.

You don’t eat a cucumber whole – so why would you eat a cucumber sandwich whole? Slice it up!

Make delicious cucumber "sandwiches" using cucumber slices instead of bread. Click through for recipe ideas!

School lunch: These make a great lunch or snack for kids. They will love mixing and matching toppings to make their own customized sandwiches.

Party food: Throwing a party? Assemble a “make-your-own cucumber sandwich bar”, where guest make their own bites.

Save money: Inventory your fridge and use up bits of leftover cheese, meat, mustard, etc. You may have all the ingredients you need on hand!

Breadless Cucumber Sandwiches

Prep Time: 10 min

Total Time: 10 min

You can peel the cucumber if you don't like the taste or texture of the peel.

Ingredients:

  • 1 large cucumber, cut into thin slices on the bias
  • Your choice of condiment: Mayo, mustard, ranch dressing, hummus, etc.
  • Your choice of deli meat: Ham, turkey, roast beef, salami, etc.
  • Your choice of sliced cheese
  • Grape tomatoes
  • Gherkin pickles

Directions:

  1. Top each cucumber slice with your choice of sauce, meat, and cheese.
  2. Top with a grape tomato or gherkin, if desired, and secure with a toothpick.

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