Cucumber Canapés with Whipped Feta, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Basil

Cucumber Canapés with Whipped Feta, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Basil-a simple appetizer that is perfect for any holiday party!

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The holidays are here and that means it is party time! If you are hosting a holiday party or attending one and need to take a dish to share, we have the perfect recipe for you today-Cucumber Canapés with Whipped Feta, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Basil.

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I love these Cucumber Canapés because they are easy to make and so festive! You can’t go wrong with green and red during the holidays!

Cucumber Canapés with Whipped Feta, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Basil on twopeasandtheirpod.com And a KitchenAid Food Processor Giveaway!

To make the whipped feta, I used my KitchenAid Pro Line 16-Cup Food Processor. I added feta cheese, cream cheese, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. With the food processor running, I slowly added olive oil.

Whipped Feta Recipe on twopeasandtheirpod.com

The end result? Creamy and dreamy whipped feta!

Cucumber Canapés with Whipped Feta, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Basil on twopeasandtheirpod.com A simple holiday appetizer!

The KitchenAid Pro Line 16-Cup Food Processor also dices and slices. That’s right, you can use the food processor to slice the cucumbers too!

Cucumber Canapés with Whipped Feta, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Basil on twopeasandtheirpod.com Love this holiday appetizer!

I topped each cucumber slice with whipped feta, sun-dried tomatoes, and fresh basil. I like to use DeLallo’s Semi-Dried Cherry Tomatoes. They are SO good, better than candy, and they add the perfect pop of red!

Celebrate the holidays with Cucumber Canapés with Whipped Feta, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Basil. They are a great addition to any holiday menu. And if you aren’t planning on having a party, don’t worry, you can always have a party for one! I could snack on these Cucumber Canapés all day long!

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Cucumber Canapés with Whipped Feta, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Basil

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Cucumber Canapés with Whipped Feta, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Basil-perfect for any holiday party!

Yield: Serves 24

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

For the Whipped Feta:

  • 6 ounces good feta, crumbled
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup olive oil

For the Cucumbers:

  • 2 large cucumbers, sliced
  • Sun-dried tomatoes, drained and chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped

Directions:

  1. First, make the whipped feta. Place the feta and cream cheese in the bowl of a food processor fitted with the steel blade. Pulse until the cheeses are mixed. Add the lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper and turn on the food processor. With the food processor running, slowly add the olive oil in a steady stream through the tube. Turn off the food processor.
  2. Place a dollop of whipped feta in the center of each cucumber slice. Top with sun-dried tomatoes and fresh basil. Serve.

Whipped Feta Recipe from Ina Garten

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