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Greek Salad Cucumber Bites

I’m teaming up with Paula Deen, and Philadelphia Cream Cheese again this year to present The Real Women of Philadelphia. Paula Deen has already found four of the next big cooking stars through the RWoP cook-off in Savannah. Now she’s encouraging enthusiastic home cooks to submit recipes using Philadelphia Cream Cheese or Philly Cooking Creme to Anyone can submit their recipe to the site, along with a required photo and short description of their (hopefully) winning dish! Five winners will be chosen for each week, for eight weeks, and each will receive $500! I’ll kick it off for you with a delicious and easy appetizer made with Philly Cream Cheese: Greek Salad Cucumber Bites

Click on the photo below to view my how-to video- I’ll show you how to make my new recipe.

Yield: 1 1/2 dozen appetizers

Prep Time: 20 min

Greek Salad Cucumber Bites

A quick and easy appetizer using fresh ingredients...


4 ounces cream cheese
1/2 Tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
1 large clove garlic, minced
1 large Hot House cucumber, sliced slightly on the diagonal
1/2 cup prepared hummus
1/3 cup chopped tomato
1/4 cup chopped Kalamata olives
1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
2 Tablespoons chopped green onions


1. In a medium mixing bowl, cream together cream cheese, lemon juice, Italian seasoning, and garlic with a rubber spatula until smooth and well-combined.

2. Assemble the appetizers: Scoop a heaping teaspoonful of the cream cheese mixture onto a slice of cucumber and spread to the edges. Spoon a heaping teaspoonful of hummus on top of the cream cheese. Sprinkle with tomato, olives, feta and green onion. Repeat with remaining cucumber slices and toppings. Serve immediately, or cover with plastic wrap and serve within a few hours.


Disclosure: This post has been sponsored by Kraft and Goodbite.

13 Responses to “Greek Salad Cucumber Bites”

  1. postedJul 28, 2011 5:10 AM

    Great recipe, Lori!

    I love putting just about any kind of dip or spread on cucumbers. This looks lovely!

  2. postedJul 28, 2011 5:57 AM

    Great app idea!

  3. postedJul 28, 2011 6:00 AM

    I love these! What a fun appetizer or even light dinner.

  4. postedJul 28, 2011 6:21 AM

    these would be awesome for any summer bbq party!! i love anything greek! :) Not only does this look delicious but it’s healthy too!! :)

  5. postedJul 28, 2011 7:06 AM

    Great appetizer, Lori!

  6. postedJul 28, 2011 2:03 PM

    I love the crunch of cucumber so much more than chips, these are perfect and look super fresh!

  7. postedJul 28, 2011 5:54 PM

    Love the idea. I have also topped cucumber slices with homemade chicken salad and it’s also a great appetizer. Surely gonna try your version!

  8. postedJul 28, 2011 10:30 PM

    Love these! So adorable.

  9. postedJul 29, 2011 8:51 PM

    I love Greek Salads, so I know this would be a favorite of mine…maybe I should double the recipe…so I could the 1st batch all by myself!

  10. postedJul 30, 2011 3:01 PM

    These little cucumber bites look like the perfect addition to a martini party we are having! Thank you!

  11. postedAug 2, 2011 6:21 PM

    Great video. I love the recipe. This will be a great healthy finger food for the family. Thanks and keep up the good work!

  12. postedAug 10, 2011 10:05 AM

    These look fun!!

  13. postedJan 6, 2015 12:18 AM

    These little cucumber bites look like the perfect addition to a martini party we are having! Thank you!

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