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1 large cucumber
1/2 of an 8-oz. pkg. reduced-fat cream cheese softened
2 Tbsp. snipped fresh basil
1/4 tsp. salt (optional)
8 slices firm-textured whole wheat bread
2 large apricots or 1 nectarine, pitted and thinly sliced
1/4 cup assorted sprouts or alfalfa sprouts
1/4 cup arugula leaves or cilantro sprigs
Peel cucumber. Cut in half lengthwise and scoop out seeds. Thinly slice cucumber; set aside. In a small bowl combine cream cheese, basil, and salt, if desired. Spread about 1 tablespoon of the cheese mixture on 4 of the slices of bread. Add the cucumber slices, fruit slices, sprouts, and arugula or cilantro. Top with remaining 4 slices of bread. Cut each sandwich in half.