Cucumber and Feta Cheese Toasts

Wondering what to make for your next get-together or family gathering? Try these simple and tasty cucumber and feta cheese toasts for the perfect no-fuss, low-cal appetizer.

Prep Time

Servings

½ baguette or 1 demi baguette, sliced into ¼ inch (0.6 cm) slices (about 25 slices)

2 Tbsp canola oil (30 mL)

6 oz feta cheese (170 g)

2-3 Tbsp canola oil (30 – 45 mL)

1 Tbsp lemon juice (15 mL)

2 tsp lemon zest (10 mL)

pepper to taste (0.5 mL)

1 small English cucumber, very thinly sliced (1)

2 Tbsp Fresh dill, chopped (30 mL)

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Place baguette slices on a baking sheet. Drizzle with 2 Tbsp (30 mL) canola oil. Bake 10 minutes. Turn slices over and bake about 2-3 minutes longer, or until bread is toasted (dry) and golden brown in colour.
  2. Meanwhile, combine feta cheese, canola oil, lemon juice and zest in a mini food processor. Pulse to creamy texture. (Mixture can also be mashed together with a fork.) Season with pepper.
  3. Spread feta mixture evenly on toasted baguette slices. Top with cucumber slices and sprinkle with dill.

Ingredients

½ baguette or 1 demi baguette, sliced into ¼ inch (0.6 cm) slices (about 25 slices)

2 Tbsp canola oil (30 mL)

6 oz feta cheese (170 g)

2-3 Tbsp canola oil (30 – 45 mL)

1 Tbsp lemon juice (15 mL)

2 tsp lemon zest (10 mL)

pepper to taste (0.5 mL)

1 small English cucumber, very thinly sliced (1)

2 Tbsp Fresh dill, chopped (30 mL)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Place baguette slices on a baking sheet. Drizzle with 2 Tbsp (30 mL) canola oil. Bake 10 minutes. Turn slices over and bake about 2-3 minutes longer, or until bread is toasted (dry) and golden brown in colour.
  2. Meanwhile, combine feta cheese, canola oil, lemon juice and zest in a mini food processor. Pulse to creamy texture. (Mixture can also be mashed together with a fork.) Season with pepper.
  3. Spread feta mixture evenly on toasted baguette slices. Top with cucumber slices and sprinkle with dill.

Nutritional Analysis

Calories

161

Total Fat

11.2 g

Saturated Fat

3.6 g

Cholesterol

18 mg

Sodium

290 mg

Carbohydrates

11.1 g

Fiber

0.7 g

Protein

4.5 g

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