Viola Tea Sandwiches


Beautify your brunch party with these colorful and dainty cream cheese tea sandwiches.

Viola Tea Sandwiches
Photo: Adam Albright
Hands On Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 4 ounce cream cheese, softened

  • 1 teaspoon snipped fresh lemon thyme or chives

  • ¼ teaspoon cracked black pepper

  • ¼ cup violas, chopped

  • 4 slices brioche or challah bread, crusts trimmed, if desired, and cut into quarters

  • Toppers: thin radish slices, thin cucumber slices, microgreens, whole viola flowers

  • Flaked sea salt (optional)


  1. In a small bowl stir together the cream cheese, lemon thyme, and black pepper until smooth. Stir in chopped violas. Spread over brioche slices. Add toppers. Sprinkle with flaked sea salt, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

61 Calories
4g Fat
4g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 61
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 61mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 1.6mg 8%
Calcium 10mg 1%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Potassium 26mg 1%
Folate, total 3.2mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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