On Line Cookbook

Cucumber Sandwiches

Recipe Information
Patty Johnson

Serves/Makes:8 Small Sandwiches

  • 4 thin slices fresh white bread
  • 4 tbsp (60 ml). butter, softened
  • 1large cucumber
  • salt
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml). mayonnaise
  • 1/4 tsp (1 ml). dried tarragon, crumbled
  • freshly ground pepper
  • Cut the crusts from the bread.
  • Spread slices with butter.
  • Peel and seed the cucumber and chop coarsly.
  • Sprinkle with salt.
  • Let stand in colander for 10 minutes then pat dry.
  • Mix with mayonnaise and tarragon amd season to taste.
  • Spread on the bread.
  • Cover with second slice and cut into quarters and arrange on plate.
  • Note:
  • For Watercress Sandwiches substitute 1/3 cup (80 ml) chopped watercress for the
  • cucumber, and omit the salting and draining.