Open-Faced Tomato Sandwiches with Creamy Cucumber Spread

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This is the perfect summer lunch. Cool and delicious and so satisfying. Didn’t grow your own tomatoes this year? We have a great selection at most of our Garden Centers that are ready to go home with you.


  • 1 (8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cucumbers, seeds removed, diced (about 2 cups)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh mint
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more for serving
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, plus more for serving
  • 6 Texas Toast slices or other thick white bread slices, toasted
  • 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 lb. assorted fresh tomatoes (about 3 large), cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Thinly sliced chives

How to Make It

Step 1

Stir together cream cheese, cucumbers, red onion, dill, mint, lemon juice, vinegar, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl until well combined.

Step 2

Spread about 1/4 cup of the cucumber mixture onto each slice of the toasted bread. Top each with 2 to 3 tomato slices, and drizzle each with 1 teaspoon olive oil. Sprinkle tomatoes with chives, salt, and pepper. Serve immediately.

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