The holidays are here and chances are you will need or want a great appetizer for a party you are hosting or a family dinner. These Cucumber Tomato Bites are perfect to wow your guest with presentation and flavor and can be made ahead time. Win win! Fresh cucumber with a cream cheese filling seasoned with garlic, Parmesan and spices topped off with a fresh tomato slice. Enjoy!
2 (8-oz) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/4 C. sour cream
1/4 C. minced fresh flat leaf parsley
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp. onion powder
1/2 tsp. paprika
2 tsp. dill weed
1/2 tsp. kosher salt
1/2 C. freshly grated Parmesan
2 English cucumbers, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes, halved lengthwise
In a large mixing bowl beat all ingredients except cucumbers and tomatoes until smooth and creamy. Set aside while you prep the cucumber and tomatoes.
Gently hollow out a small scoop of the cucumber slices with a melon baller. Spoon or pipe herb spread on top of cucumber slices. Top each bite with one tomato half and a small leaf of parsley. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.