I picked up these adorable miniature pumpernickel slices the other day and have been topping them with all kinds of stuff. This is my favorite combination so far.
Butter + cucumber + radish + coarse sea salt.
I wanted something, but I didn’t want much. And I wanted it simple and satisfying. Cucumbers are probably the most refreshing vegetable on the planet. And it’s amazing how just a little bit of salt can really set them off. The peppery bite of a radish is the perfect complement to that. And warm butter…well, warm butter is just something too special to do without.
Lightly toasted the baby pumpernickels. Spread a nice layer of butter across them. Topped with a single piece of cucumber + two paper-thin slices of radish. And cracked some coarse sea salt overtop.
RecipeCoop/prep time: 10 mins. If you can’t find the mini pumpernickel bread, this will be just as good on larger slices…or you can just cut your large slices into quarters.
- Sliced pumpernickel bread
- Thinly sliced cucumber
- Thinly sliced radish
- Coarse sea salt
- Toast pumpernickel bread
- Spread a nice layer of butter on toasted bread while warm.
- Top with cucumber and radishes (1 to 2 ratio). Drop a little coarse sea salt overtop.