Cucumber Sandwiches
Recipe type: Sandwich
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Serves: 4
Cool slices of cucumber atop buttered bread make a delicious sandwich for a warm spring or summer day.
  • 4-8 slices of bread (4 if you're making your sandwiches open faced)
  • 1 cucumber thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ to ½ cup softened unsalted butter (You will need the smaller amount for open faced sandwiches)
  • White pepper, to taste
  1. Mix together salt and garlic salt.
  2. Arrange cucumbers in layers in a colander that is positioned over a bowl.
  3. Sprinkle salt and garlic salt mixture between each layer of cucumber.
  4. Allow cucumbers to sit for at least 10-20 minutes.
  5. Press cucumbers to release liquid between layers of paper or cotton towels.
  6. Spread bread liberally with softened butter.
  7. Arrange cucumber slices, overlapping them, on top of the butter.
  8. Sprinkle white pepper, to taste, on top of the cucumber.
  9. If desired, top with another buttered slice of bread.
  10. Cut crusts from bread and cut into squares, triangles, or fingers as desired.
  11. Serve immediately.
Recipe by Patty Cake's Pantry at