Cucumber cups with smoked salmon

  • Rating: 2 stars
  • Takes: 40mins
  • Serves: 20


  • 2 cucumbers
  • 200ml (1/3 pint) créme fraîche
  • 1tsp lemon zest
  • 2 spring onions, finely chopped
  • pepper
  • 100g pack of smoked salmon
  • dill, to garnish

Each serving contains 47 calories, 0.4g sugar, 4.3g fat, 2.8g saturates and 0.2g salt.


Cut 2 long cucumbers into 5cm (2in) slices and stamp each with an approx 3.5cm (1½in) pastry cutter to remove the skin. Use a melon baller to scoop out a hollow in the middle.

Mix 200ml (1/3pint) créme fraîche with 1tsp lemon zest, 2 finely chopped spring onions and some pepper. Slice a 100g pack of smoked salmon into strips.

Fill the cucumbers with a tsp of the créme fraîche mix and top with a rolled up slice of salmon and a sprig of dill. 

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