5 Ingredients or Less: Cucumber-Tomato Cream Cheese Sandwich

Cucumber-Tomato Cream Cheese Sandwich www.redkitchenette.com

*Feel free to adjust it to your child’s likes and dislikes: sub for favorite veggies, add avocado, omit the salt and pepper, use different bread, whatever works.  All that matters is you’ll be serving a delicious lunch without sacrificing your time.


Cucumber-Tomato Cream Cheese Sandwich

Serves: Makes 2 Sandwiches


  1. 4 slices 100% whole-wheat or whole-grain bread

  2. ¼ cup whipped cream cheese

  3. Salt and freshly ground black pepper

  4. 1 large vine ripened tomato, thinly sliced

  5. ½ small cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced


  1. Cut crusts off bread, if you like.

  2. Spread each side of bread with 1 tablespoon of cream cheese and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  3. Top one side of bread with a few tomato and cucumber slices, top with additional slice of bread.

  4. Cut in half or quarters and serve.


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