Sweet chilli cream cheese sandwich bites

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Hi everyone!


It’s been a while since I last blogged. I had a lot of things going around, which included shopping gifts for our relatives in India. It had been a year and a half since we last visited.Β We also visited London, for my Brother in law’s daughter’s christening. Β I also happen to be her Godmother, so I wanted to meet that little bundle of joy. Such a sweet munchkin she is!! Miss her already πŸ™

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After a lot of thought and weighing out the pros and cons, I switched to a self hosted site. Not knowing what I was getting myself into. ThereΒ are lot of issues yet to be resolved, it’s like a never-ending chore. Amidst my vacation, with practically no time for the blog settings, it felt like forever!! I’ve missed all your posts and hope to catch up soon πŸ™‚

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Wow , it’s extremely humid here in Mumbai, and the change in weather is quite exhausting.. I just hope the Rain God’s are generous with the monsoons this time here!

Today I have a very simple and quick snack to share with you guys! Cream cheese sandwiches with a twist of sweet chilli sauce in it. I love that sauce, and love the subtle flavor it lends to these sandwiches along with the crunch from the veggies for some texture. These also are a great snack/appetizer to serve at a party, I assure you these will be gone in no time. For a healthier version, simple replace cream cheese with Greek yogurt/hung curd. If you don’t mind the calories, use mayonnaise instead :p

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Ingredients:

4 bread slices

4 oz/ 113 grams cream cheese

3 tablespoons finely chopped bell pepper

2 tablespoons finely chopped carrot

2 tablespoon finely shredded red cabbage

1 tablespoon finely chopped cilantro ( dhania leaves) / parsley

1 tablespoon sweet chilli sauce ( substitute with any hot sauce + honey )

salt and pepper to season ( use salt sparingly as cream cheese already has salt)

Cherry tomatoes & mint leaves , for garnish ( optional )

Preparation:

  1. In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients. WhiskΒ out the cream cheese first making sure there are no lumps, then mix in the veggies, sweet chilli sauce, seasonings. Mix till well combined.
  2. Spread a thick layer of this prepared spread on one side of the bread, cover with the other slice. Cut into desired shapes.

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Have a great week ahead!

Thanks for stopping by!

Regards,

Freda

 

41 comments

  1. Alok Singhal says:

    Wow, you have so much going on in life – have a good time off in Mumbai (I’ve been there and didn’t like the weather!).

    I moved to my own domain too, feels better now πŸ™‚

    • fredadias says:

      That’s great!! Yes I agree it’s good to have control over certain things.. It’s going to take some time to adjust to this.. The weather here is really horrid, or may be it’s been some time!!!

  2. Diya says:

    These look so yummm! Welcome back and congratulations on your move to self hosting! Excited to have you back in action and to see what goodies you whip up next πŸ˜‰

  3. Smiling Notes says:

    Glad your switch to self hosted site went through successfully my dear. I know there will be loads of work for you related to it. Mumbai has been really humid… I have been sweating buckets lol. But the good part was that I could devour Alphonso mangos lol πŸ˜€ Your recipe sounds really easy and yummy! Enjoy your vacation!!

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