Cucumber Watermelon Appetizers with Goat Cheese
Leading in to the holidays there are so many delicious appetizers floating around gatherings with a heavy dose of meat, sauce or dairy. It’s refreshing to offer a lighter appetizer, like these Cucumber Watermelon Appetizers with Goat Cheese, for a change of pace or vegetarian guests.
Cucumber Watermelon Appetizers – Bite Size
From Christmas to summer backyard barbecues, these Cucumber Watermelon Appetizers are a great alternative to bite-sized apps any time of year. With a the light crisp texture of the cucumber and sweet pairing of watermelon and salty goat cheese, you have energy in a bite.
I love offering lighter appetizers for guests to choose from, allowing a break on the usual heavier stick-to-your-ribs apps, like cheese dips and meatballs. Don’t get me wrong, I think those comfort-food style appetizers are necessary to any spread but Cucumber Watermelon Appetizers are a nice addition.
Whether you are serving vegetarian guests are simply want something a little different to offer, these Cucumber Watermelon Appetizers will be appreciated and devoured by all and your next function.
Next time you are planning a parent party for your kids sports team or entertaining family and friends, try these beautiful mini bites of art. Cucumber Watermelon Appetizers are colourful, tasty and surprisingly easy to make with just a few ingredients.
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- 1 English cucumber
- 24 1" slices of watermelon
- 1/4 cup blueberries
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tsp honey
- Goat cheese crumbles to garnish
- Parsley to garnish
- Course salt to garnish
Slice cucumbers into 1/4" slices and place on a platter; this should cut around 24 slices.
Slice watermelon into 1/4" thick/1" squares and place on top of cucumber slices.
with a hand blender, blend blueberries, oil and honey until puréed, drizzle a small amount over each cucumber/watermelon slice.
Top with goat cheese crumbles, chopped parsley and a small amount of coarse salt over each cucumber/watermelon slice. Serve chilled.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 50 Total Fat: 3.3g Saturated Fat: 1.6g Cholesterol: 6mg Sodium: 78mg Carbohydrates: 4.3g Fiber: 0.4g Sugar: 3.5g Protein: 1.8g