Introducing a refreshing and nutritious delight, our cucumber and hummus boats recipe is a perfect fusion of crisp cucumbers, velvety hummus, and a medley of delightful toppings. These edible vessels offer a tantalizing combination of flavors and textures that will awaken your taste buds. Whether you’re looking for a light and healthy appetizer or a delightful snack, these cucumber and hummus boats are sure to impress. So, grab your ingredients and embark on a culinary adventure that celebrates freshness, simplicity, and wholesome indulgence. Let’s dive into this recipe and discover a delectable way to enjoy the delightful duo of cucumber and hummus.
- 2 large cucumbers
- 1 cup hummus (store-bought or homemade)
- 1/4 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1/4 cup sliced black olives
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
- 2 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese (optional)
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Start by preparing the cucumbers. Wash them thoroughly and cut each cucumber in half lengthwise. Scoop out the seeds and create a small hollow in the center to form a “boat.”
- Season the hollowed cucumbers with a pinch of salt and pepper.
- Spoon the hummus into the cucumber boats, filling them up generously.
- Top the hummus with cherry tomato halves, sliced black olives, chopped fresh parsley, and crumbled feta cheese (if desired). Feel free to get creative with additional toppings like diced bell peppers, red onion, or even a sprinkle of paprika for added flavor.
- Serve the cucumber and hummus boats immediately as a refreshing appetizer or light snack. You can also refrigerate them for a short while before serving if you prefer them chilled.
These cucumber and hummus boats are not only visually appealing but also make a healthy and satisfying treat. Enjoy!
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