Ahhh our humble friends the Qukes® … they may be small but they’re oh so mighty … and crunchy and yum! You can dip ’em and you can chomp ’em, but did you know you can STUFF ’em too? Here are three quick and easy ways we stuffed them so they’re packed with even MORE for a flavoursome crunch, and are perfect for lunch and healthy snacks for the entire family!

Transform a packet of Qukes® by stuffing them with super easy and ridiculously good tasting fillings – so easy, the kids could even do it themselves! It’s fun for the kids, easy for parents and saves you a job in preparing snacks, winning!

Here are three delicious and healthy snack ideas to stuff and chomp! Source: Mum Central

Just Scoop and Stuff These Babies!

When stuffing Qukes® baby cucumbers, you do have to scoop out a good portion of the seeded flesh. But don’t throw it away! You can keep it in the fridge for throwing in your smoothie blends later on. Nothing has to go to waste with these guys, you can even freeze the flesh in ice cubes for future smoothies.

HOT TIP: You can scoop the flesh out of Qukes® really easily by using a quarter teaspoon measuring spoon – it’s just the right size to run down the length of these baby cucumbers!

Watch the video below to see just how EASY it is to take snacks to a whole new stuffable snacking level! Scroll down for all the recipe details and to make your shopping list.



1. Stuffed Qukes® in Blankets

Qukes®

Ingredients

  • 1 packet of Qukes®
  • ½ cup spreadable cream cheese
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 6 mild salami slices (or use chicken or ham slices!)
  • Toothpicks

Method

  1. Slice the Qukes® in half lengthways and scoop the middle out.
  2. Fill one half of each Qukes® with cream cheese.
  3. Top the cream cheese with grated carrot.
  4. Pop the remaining halves on top of the filled ones, carefully!
  5. Wrap in a salami slice and secure with toothpicks. YUM!

2. Dip-Stuffed Qukes®

Qukes®

Ingredients

  • 1 packet of Qukes® baby cucumbers
  • 3 dips (we used beetroot hummus, corn relish and olive dip)
  • 3 yummy dip-matching toppings for texture and garnish (toasted pine nuts, corn kernels and chopped olives)

Method

  1. Slice the Qukes® in half lengthways and scoop the middle out.
  2. Fill one half with the yummy dips of your choice.
  3. Top teach stuffed half with corn kernels, pine nuts and olives for added yumminess and crunch!

3. Tuna Stuffed Qukes®

Qukes®

Ingredients

  • 1 packet of Qukes® baby cucumbers
  • 200g tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1 tablespoon red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon red capsicum, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon seeded mustard
  • Toothpicks

Method

  1. Combine the tuna, onion, mayo, mustard and capsicum in a bowl and mix, mix, mix!
  2. Slice the Qukes® in half lengthways and scoop the middle flesh out.
  3. Fill half of all the Qukes® generously with the tuna mixture and sandwich the empty halves on top.
  4. Carefully secure with toothpicks and serve ready for lunch!

Brain-boosting snacks for kids, all day, every day!

Small but mighty! Qukes® are packed with vitamins and minerals – an awesome source of brain-boosting folate for healthy cells, as well as fibre and vitamin C! Munch and crunch for brain food TODAY!


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Ready to get your stuffing?

You’ll find Qukes® available all year round from the vegetable department in Woolworths, Coles, ALDI and independent retailers. RRP is $4.90 a punnet so pop a punnet (or two) in your trolley TODAY to get crunching!


This is a sponsored post for Perfection Fresh.

Author

South Australian mum and self proclaimed foodie, Lexi can most days be found in the kitchen, apron tied firm and armed with a whisk or wooden spoon!

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