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Turkey + Cheese Cucumber Rolls Recipe

Looking for a refreshing and delicious keto-friendly snack or appetizer? These Turkey + Cheese Cucumber Rolls are perfect for any occasion. Whether you need a quick bite in the middle of the day or a healthy appetizer for a gathering, these rolls are packed with flavor and low in carbs. The combination of creamy avocado, fresh cucumber, and savory turkey creates a delightful and satisfying treat.

Turkey + Cheese Cucumber Rolls

These rolls offer a crisp and refreshing alternative to traditional wraps, making them perfect for a keto diet.

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe avocado, pitted
  • 1 fresh garlic clove, pressed
  • 2 tsp. fresh lime juice
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 large cucumbers, ends removed
  • 6-8 slices nitrate-free turkey or ham
  • 6-8 very thin slices all-natural high-quality cheese
  • Fresh chopped parsley, for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, mash the avocado with the pressed garlic and lime juice until smooth. Season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.
  2. Using a vegetable peeler or mandoline, slice the cucumbers lengthwise into thin strips.
  3. Lay out a cucumber slice and spread a thin layer of the avocado mixture on top.
  4. Place a slice of turkey or ham on the avocado layer, followed by a slice of cheese.
  5. Roll the cucumber slice tightly from one end to the other, securing with a toothpick if needed.
  6. Repeat with the remaining cucumber slices, turkey, and cheese.
  7. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley and serve immediately.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

Let’s break down the carb content for each ingredient:

  • Avocado: Approximately 12g carbs per avocado (about 2g net carbs per serving)
  • Garlic: Less than 1g per clove
  • Lime Juice: Less than 1g per 2 tsp.
  • Cucumbers: Approximately 4g carbs per cucumber (about 2g net carbs per serving)
  • Turkey or Ham: 0g (varies by brand)
  • Cheese: Less than 1g per slice (varies by type and brand)
  • Parsley: Negligible carbs

Total carbs for the recipe: Approximately 5-6g net carbs per serving (varies based on specific brands and amounts used).

A Refreshing Keto Delight

These Turkey + Cheese Cucumber Rolls are a versatile and delicious addition to any keto meal plan. They’re light, flavorful, and incredibly easy to make, making them perfect for both busy days and special occasions. Enjoy these rolls as a snack, appetizer, or even a light meal, and savor the delightful combination of fresh ingredients that align perfectly with your keto lifestyle.

Credit: gogas2

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