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Herbed Cream Cheese Cucumber Rounds
CATEGORY: Appetizers
 
When you're looking for something light and refreshing... Look no further.  These are easy to make, have the perfect crunch and flavor, and add a nice balance to heavier appetizers being serve.
CucumberRounds
SERVINGS: 10 
PREP TIME: 15
COOK TIME: 0
INGREDIENTS

4 ounces cream cheese, softened

2 tablespoons fresh mint, thinly sliced

2 teaspoons fresh chives, finely chopped

1/2 teaspoon lemon zest, finely grated

1/4 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

1/8 teaspoon salt

Pinch of cayenne

1 medium seedless cucumber, sliced into 32 pieces (1/8-inch-thick)

3 medium radishes, sliced into 32 pieces (1/16-inch-thick)

Coarse sea salt, to taste

DIRECTIONS
  1. In a small bowl, stir together cream cheese, mint, chives, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and cayenne.
  2. Top each cucumber slice with a radish slice and 1/2 teaspoon herbed cream cheese.  Sprinkle with coarse sea salt and serve immediately.