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Tea Time Sandwich From an Ancient Tea Land

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This is a simple pleasure to make. All you need is slices of white or wheat bread. Toast them lightly. Spread a generous and even layer of Light Cream Cheese, sprigs of parsley, basil, and fresh mint, and chopped walnuts to add crunch. Sandwich them together and cut into triangles, circles, or squares. Arrange on a pretty tray and garnish more herbs around them. There's something so delicate about the crunch of walnuts, freshness of herbs and creaminess of cream cheese that makes this a fabulous tea time favorite. It's from Persia, Iran.


Serves: 6

For the Sandwiches

  • 20 slices white bread
  • 20 slices wholemeal bread
  • cream cheese (enough to spread on all sandwiches)
  • 2 cups chopped walnuts

For the Herbal Medley Bunch

  • fresh mint
  • fresh basil
  • fresh parsley


Tea Time Sandwich From an Ancient Tea Land is a community recipe submitted by Raha Lane and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Toast bread slices lightly,
  • Spread cream cheese on half of the slices, spread herbs and walnuts on the cream cheese,
  • Place the other halves of bread on the top, and cut out sandwiches into triangles, circles, or squares.
  • Makes 12 -20 large sandwiches which can be cut into 48-80 small teatime party sandwiches.
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