Making steps of Cream Cheese Sandwiches

Cream Cheese Sandwiches are simple and delicious. I added some crunchy cucumber, bell pepper and some mild spices.  These sandwiches are light and refreshing – the perfect afternoon snack.  Try these sandwiches for your kids’ lunch box.  This super simple sandwich is a hit with almost everyone.

Recipe will make 2 sandwiches


Ingredients:

  • 4 slices of bread I like to use firm bread
  • 1/3 cup cream cheese
  • Cucumber about 4 inch long English or seedless (kheera, kakdi)
  • 1/4 bell pepper this will make about 1/4 cup finely chopped bell pepper (capsicum, Shimla mirch, pahadi mirch)
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro (hara dhania)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ginger finely shredded, I use zester to shred the ginger
  • 1 green chili finely chopped, optional and adjust to taste

 Method

  1. Peel the cucumber leaving the stripes unpeeled. Shred the cucumber, after shredding squeeze the water, we need about 1/4 cup shredded cucumber after squeezing the water. Set aside.
  2. Cut the bell pepper in very small pieces and squeeze the water and pet dry, need about 1/4 cup chopped bell pepper.
  3. In a bowl mix all the ingredients, mix will have a texture of thick spread.
  4. Spread the mix on two slices of sandwich bread, then close sandwiches with other slices of bread.
  5. Remove the crest from the bread all sides and slice them in two parts. For clean cut keep the sandwiches aside and slice them after about half an hour.
  6. Serve these sandwiches as a snack, or they are grate for lunch box, or picnic.

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