When opening up our doors during the summer, we love to make sure our recipes are fresh and light, incorporating fresh fruits and vegetables into each and every dish. This Mediterranean Cucumber Bites appetizer is no exception, with delicious cucumbers and grape tomatoes for the perfect crunch. If you’re planning a summer gathering, complement this recipe with our easy-to-recreate Summer Soiree Tablescape with APIARY to complete the look!
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Mediterranean Cucumber Bites Recipe
If you like Greek Salad, you’ll love this fresh and delicious appetizer, with ingredients such as Kalamata olives, grape tomatoes, roasted red peppers (so good!), and lemon juice. Not to mention, this recipe is a healthy option for a quick snack as well! Easily prep this entire recipe the day before or morning of a gathering by slicing the cucumber and mixing the hummus topping and chilling both in your refrigerator. Seriously, this is the easiest summer appetizer ever!
How To Serve This Recipe
This recipe is easy to make the day before, and is best served on a serving tray or board, such as this Striped Marble Charcuterie Board, to easily transport your appetizer to guests. Consider adding extra wedges of lemon and small bowls with extra toppings, such as Kalamata olives or grape tomatoes, so that loved ones are able to add a little more of their favorite ingredients!
What You Need to Make This Recipe
How to Prepare Your Mediterranean Cucumber Bites
Start with prepping all your ingredients, including peeling and slicing the cucumbers about a half inch thick. Then, create your hummus mixture by mixing the hummus with the Kalamata olives, grape tomatoes, and roasted red peppers. Add the lemon juice and salt & pepper and mix thoroughly. Use a spoon to top each cucumber slice with the hummus mixture. Complete this recipe by adding a small basil leaf to each cucumber bite.
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Mediterranean Cucumber Bites
- Cutting Knife
- cutting board
- 2 cucumbers, peeled and sliced
- 8 oz. classic hummus
- ¼ c. kalamata olives, diced
- ¼ c. red roasted tomatoes, diced
- ¼ c. grape tomatoes, quartered
- ¼ c. feta cheese
- 2 tsp lemon juice
- salt and pepper, to taste
- 1 sprig fresh basil leaves, for garnish
- Peel and slice cucumbers, approximately ½ inch thick.
- In a bowl, mix hummus, roasted red peppers, grape tomatoes, kalamata olives.
- Add lemon juice into hummus mixture and stir.
- Sprinkle salt and pepper into hummus mixture and stir.
- Using a spoon, top each cucumber slice with approximately 1 tbsp of hummus mixture.
- Top each cucumber bite with a fresh basil leaf.