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Buttered Cucumber Recipe

Buttered Cucumber

Rating 4-0 out of 5 - Most cooks definitely will make this recipe again
An Unusual RecipeAn Ideal Recipe for Slimmers
Graham

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So you didn't know that cucumber could be cooked and eaten hot, eh? It's delicious and so very, very simple

      Preparation Time: 5 Minutes

      Cooking Time: 10 Minutes

Ingredients for Buttered Cucumber

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to serve 4:
2 medium
cucumbers
1 tablespoon
vinegar
1 teaspoon
salt
2 oz
butter
1
lemon
1 tablespoon
freshly-chopped parsley

 

How to Cook Buttered Cucumber

  1. Either peel the cucumber or just wash it well and then cut it long-ways down the middle. Scoop out the seeds using a teaspoon then cut the flesh into slices about 1" (2.5cm) thick. Bring a large pan of water to the boil and add the vinegar, thr salt and the sliced cucumber. Boil gently for 10 minutes then drain well in a colander.
  2. While the cucumber is cooking, squeeze the juice from the lemon. Place the cooked cucumber in a serving dish then add the butter and lemon juice. Sprinkle the chopped parsley over the top.


Graham GRAHAM'S HOT TIP:
Raw cucumber can cause some people digestion problems. Not so with cooked cucumber; it is easily tolerated by everyone.
 
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Reviews of Buttered Cucumber

Rating 4 out of 5 - Many cooks will make this recipe again February 15 2015
I'm not usually a big fan of cucumber, but this is really good. I followed the directions exactly and it worked out just fine. This recipe will be used again and again this summer!
(4 reviews)
 
Rating 4 out of 5 - Many cooks will make this recipe again October 24 2014
Simple and delicious. I was a bit leary of cooking cucumbers, but it turned out well. I used the seedless "English" cucumbers. They cook up better and have less moisture. I have actually made this several times, but never reviewed until now. It's quick and easy and works every time
(6 reviews)
 

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