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CUCUMBER CRITTERS

CucumberCritters MG 7382Crop
 

These critters are super easy and fun for the kids to be involved with, yet really nutritious. The kids can use their own imaginations to create their own designs so they are more likely to try them.

Don't forget you can adapt this recipe idea and fillings to what's in season and what's in the pantry or fridge. So they make a s
uper fast snack idea when you’ve got no other food in the house!
 

Suitable for all allergy sufferers, depending on the chosen filling.

 

INGREDIENTS

 

Telegraph cucumber

Cottage cheese

Fresh herbs such as dill, chives, mint or parsley

 

Optional extras: fun decorative eyes

 

DIRECTIONS

 

Cut cucumber rounds approximately 2cm wide.

 

Using a teaspoon, scoop some of the cucumber flesh out to make a small hollow ‘nest’ (be careful not to scoop right through).

 

Spoon cottage cheese into the hollows and top with fresh herbs and decorative eyes!
 

Kids may be able help to make these cute snacks and have fun choosing hairstyles and eyes.

The cucumber can be topped with other fillings such as tuna or chicken and mayonnaise, and even add some corn in when in season.