Cucumber Bites

Cucumber Bites by

Kaitlyn Baker

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Serves 5

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • 8 oz. block of feta cheese
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 2 cucumbers, sliced

Optional Garnishes

  • chives
  • red pepper flakes
  • olive oil
  • tomatoes
  • lemon peel

Directions

  1. Heat 2 tbsp. of olive oil over low heat in a small pan. Add minced garlic and heat until garlic starts to sizzle, about 2 minutes. (Don’t burn the garlic!)
  2. Remove from heat and add red pepper flakes to oil.
  3. In a food processor, pulse together cream cheese and feta cheese until smooth.
  4. Add the remaining 2 tbsp. olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic oil to the processor and pulse again until combined.
  5. Spread dip onto cucumber slices (or use a piping bag to top slices).
  6. Garnish with chives, baby tomatoes, lemon peel and zest, black pepper, red pepper flakes, and sea salt