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Cucumber-Feta Toasts

Toasted bread spread with feta and topped with sliced cucumber makes a cool and refreshing appetizer.

  • servings: 4

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 baguette
  • 2 teaspoons plus 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 ounces feta
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 small English cucumber, thinly sliced crosswise

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven or toaster oven to 450 degrees. Split baguette lengthwise and lightly brush cut sides with 2 teaspoons olive oil. Bake until golden around edges, 5 minutes. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mash together feta, 4 teaspoons oil, and lemon juice with a fork. Season with salt and pepper. Spread feta mixture evenly over toasted baguette and top with cucumber. Season with salt, pepper, lemon juice, and a drizzle of oil. Cut into pieces to serve.

Source
Everyday Food, July/August 2010

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Reviews (2)

  • 3 Mar, 2013

    So good! So simple. And did I mention healthy? Martha, you've done it again. Thanks!

  • 20 Jun, 2011

    This was an easy and terrific recipe. I have passed it along to friends and have made it several times. The bread can also be toasted on a griddle, if you are lucky enough to have one. That way, you do not add heat to your kitchen with a hot oven!