Cucumber-Feta Toasts


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


  • ½ baguette

  • 6 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 3 ounces feta

  • ½ teaspoon fresh lemon juice

  • Coarse salt and ground pepper

  • 1 small English cucumber, thinly sliced crosswise


  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.

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