Alligator Tails 3-5; 25 servings

Category: Snack

Portion Size: 2 halves each

Meal Components:  1/2 cup vegetable


Brown Rice Standardized Recipe
Ingredients WeightMeasure
English cucumber, raw15 oz
Cream cheese, low-fat3 oz1/4 cup 2 Tbsp
Olives, sliced, canned, drained1 oz40 slices
Dillweed, dried1/4 tsp


1. Wash and air-dry cucumbers.
2. Cut cucumbers into sections:
For 3-5: 3 oz sections
For 6-18: 4 ½ oz sections
3. Cut each section in half.
4. Hollow out seeds of cucumbers. Note: English cucumbers to do not have very big seeds. Hollowing should be shallow and not deep.
5. Pipe cream cheese into hollowed out cucumber.
6. Place 4 sliced olives vertically in a row into piped cream cheese to create an alligator tail look.
7. Garnish with dill.
8. Serve 2 halves.

Nutrients Per One Serving

Calories 64 kcal
Saturated Fat 2 g
Sodium 119 mg
Sugar 1 g
Total Fat 5 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 12 mg
Carbohydrate 3 g
Total Dietary Fiber <1 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin A 214 IU
Calcium 27 mg
Vitamin C 2 mg
Iron <1 mg

Components Per One Serving

Meat/Meat ALT Grain Vegetable(s) Fruit Milk
0 oz. eq. 0 oz. eq. 1/2 cup(s) 0 cup(s) 0 cup(s)