Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Sandwich or a Spoon?

Food Again.

I just can't get enough.

Although one could argue I have had enough.

The excellent brownies Ellie has been baking.

The scones Abby baked for breakfast.

The yummy turtle pie Rachel baked last week for dessert after dinner.

The Kopp's custard.

The Sobelman's hamburger and fries washed down with a good beer we ate for lunch last week.

But this post isn't about any of that good food. It is about walnuts and cream cheese, green peppers and onions, salt and pepper. It is about all those things mixed together to form a yummy deliciousness.

I first made this for Hannah's 18th birthday tea party. We (and by we I mean Hannah) searched for various recipes to make for the special occasion. This Walnut Tea Sandwich Recipe was one we found and made and loved.

I have been craving this creamy yummy concoction for awhile. I kept thinking it would be great as a dip for vegetables, especially when I'm wanting to cut down on the carbs and sugar I've been stuffing my pie-hole with lately.

Today I finally got around to making it. And now you should to.

Walnut Tea Sandwich Recipe
8 oz cream cheese at room temperature
1/2 cup ground toasted walnuts
2 TBSP finely-minced parsley
1 TBSP finely-minced green bell pepper
1 TBSP finely-minced onion
1 teaspoon freshly-squeezed lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon grated fresh nutmeg (or more to taste)
Salt and white pepper to taste

Mix this all together.
For a sandwich the recipe says to choose the best-quality white or wheat bread. Spread a piece with butter, top with the mixture, add another slice of buttered bread on top. Cut off the crusts and then cut in half diagonally and then cut in half again.

Or simply grab a celery stick and dig in.
Or a green pepper slice.
Or a carrot stick.
Or a spoon.

Fifty percent of those are easier to get the delicious spread to your mouth than the other fifty percent. But you can experiment for yourself.

Quickly now, gather the ingredients, make a sandwich or grab a spoon or celery stick. This is food you'll make again and again.


Hannah said...

Oh great, now I'm hungry again

Katie said...

Thanks, Glenda! I just made this for our annual Mother Daughter Banquet at church yesterday. It happened to have a Tea Party theme this year. Big hit. I will be having this again soon. Thanks!