Keto Summer Sausage Cucumber Bites with Cream Cheese Mousse will soon become your go-to appetizer when you need a foolproof, quick, and easy light bite to serve at a party or gathering. The creamy mousse on top is the perfect textural contrast to the crisp, fresh cucumber rounds, and summer sausage adds a delicious savory touch. Just a tiny sprinkle of fresh chives on top brightens up everything else and makes these look so elegant. They make a lovely addition to a buffet spread and are always one of the first items to disappear! Best of all, they are nearly effortless to whip up and come together in just 15 minutes.

Keto Summer Sausage Cucumber Bites with Cream Cheese Mousse and Fresh Chives

Keto Summer Sausage Cucumber Bites with Cream Cheese Mousse
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Serves: 6 servings
 
Keto Summer Sausage Cucumber Bites with Cream Cheese Mousse feature delicious savory flavor and a blend of creamy and crisp-fresh textures.
Ingredients
  • 3 oz (85 g) full-fat organic grass-fed cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 3 tablespoons organic grass-fed heavy cream
  • 12 (1/4-inch thick) slices organic uncured turkey or beef summer sausage
  • 12 (1/4-inch thick) sliced seedless cucumber
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh chives
Instructions
  1. Beat the cream cheese with a handheld electric mixer in a medium bowl until smooth. Beat the heavy cream to stiff peaks in a separate medium bowl. Beat ¼ of the whipped cream into the cream cheese mixture until smooth. Use a rubber spatula to fold in the remaining whipped cream ¼ at a time. Cover the mousse and refrigerate 10 minutes.
  2. To assemble the bites, top each slice of sausage with a slice of cucumber. Pipe the cream cheese mousse on top, and sprinkle on the chives.
  3. Serve.
Macros
Serving size: 2 rounds Calories: 166.5 Fat: 15.2 Net Carbs: 1.7 Carbohydrates: 2 Fiber: .3 Protein: 5.3