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Cucumber Carrot Bites

These bite-size treats of shredded carrot slaw nestled on a slice of cucumber make the perfect after-school snack.

  • Yield: Makes 8

Source: Everyday Food, January/February 2008


  • 1/2 English cucumber, cut crosswise into 8 rounds
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 medium carrot, coarsely grated
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced, white and green parts separated
  • 1/2 teaspoon white vinegar


  1. Using a melon baller or teaspoon, scoop out a small portion from the center of each cucumber round (without going all the way through); season cucumber cups with salt and pepper.

  2. In a small bowl, mix together carrot, sour cream, scallion whites, and vinegar; season with salt and pepper. Divide mixture evenly among cucumber cups; garnish with scallion greens.

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