Cucumber Sandwiches Meal Prep

cucumber sandwiches meal prep

Prep your lunch boxes for the week with this easy cucumber sandwiches. Made with a flavorful minty, lemony butter-mayo mixture and a hint of jalapeño pepper, this cucumber sandwiches meal prep are perfect for school lunch or snack. 

cucumber sandwiches meal prep

Cucumber sandwiches? Yes, really!

Why to reserve this simple sandwich only for special occasions? 

Kids love sandwiches but they tend to get bored with same old pb & j. 

Time to shake it up. Yet, easy for mothers. 

These cucumber sandwiches sure fit the bill and these are 

  • easy
  • kid-friendly 
  • stores well in the refrigerator
  • It has green stuff.. so it is kinda good for ya
  • delish

This sandwich begins with a yummy minty, lemony butter-mayo :

Mint, cilantro, onion, jalapeño pepper, lemon juice, salt —> mixed with butter and mayo. Da Flavor BOMB!! 

(Hint – forget cucumber sandwich. Dollop this mixture on sliced cucumber for a no-carb appetizer /snack. You are welcome)

How to make cucumber sandwich? 

  1. Mix all herb butter-mayo mixture ingredients together. This can be made ahead and stored for 2-3 days in the refrigerator. Bring to room temperature for easy spreading) 
  2. Slice cucumber into thin slices
  3. Spread a thin coating of butter-mayo on one side of each bread slice. 
  4. Spread a thin coating of herb butter-mayo on one side of each bread slice. Place a single layer of cucumber on 4 slices. Close sandwiches with the remaining 4.
  5. Trim crusts and pack as is or cut into halves/ thirds.

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cucumber sandwiches meal prep

How to meal prep cucumber sandwiches?

Prepare sandwiches, trim off crusts, cut into halves/thirds and place into meal prep containers along with your choice of fruits or veggies. 

I choose to add grape tomatoes and apple slices. 

Few pointers for cucumber sandwiches meal prep:

  • Though white bread is classic, any type of white/brown bread may be used. 
  • Don’t load the cucumbers. Stick to a thin layer for best taste. 
  • Mayo can be made ahead and stored in the refrigerator for 2-3 days. 

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Cucumber Sandwiches Meal Prep

Prep your lunch boxes for the week with this easy cucumber sandwiches. Made with a flavorful minty, lemony butter-mayo mixture and a hint of jalapeño pepper, this cucumber sandwiches meal prep are perfect for school lunch or snack. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 sandwiches
Author Maria Doss

Ingredients

Herb Butter-Mayo

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, room temperature (4 tablespoons)
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons finely minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped jalapeño pepper, optional
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt or depending on your taste

Addional ingredients

  • 8 slices white bread
  • 1/4 cucumber, cut into fairly thin slices
  • baby tomatoes
  • apple slices

Instructions

Make Herb butter-mayo

  1. Place butter in a medium bowl and stir vigorously with a spoon until soft and smooth. Add all remaining ingredients and stir until combined well. 

Assemble sandwiches

  1. Spread a thin coating of herb butter-mayo on one side of each bread slice. Place a single layer of cucumber on 4 slices. Close sandwiches with the remaining 4.

    Cut crusts off and then into halves or thirds. (HINT for easy cutting: Give the sandwich a gentle press with the palm of your hands before cutting. This helps the cucumber to adhere well to the butter-mayo mixture) 

  2. Place into meal prep containers with baby tomatoes and sliced apples.

  3. Sandwiches are good in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. 

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