CUCUMBERS W/CREAM AND MINT

 

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Ingredients

  • 2 Cucumbers, peeled and sliced
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup cream
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • fresh ground pepper
  • 3 mint sprigs
  • Variations:
  • *add pounded garlic to dressing
  • *substitute yogurt for cream

Directions

  • Place cucumbers in medium sized bowl, if seeds are large and tough make sure to remove them.
  • Sprinkle w/salt.
  • Combine cream, olive oil, lemon and pepper.
  • Stir well.
  • If water has accumulated with the cucumbers, drain it off.
  • Pour the dressing over the sliced cucumbers and combine.
  • toss mint in with cucumbers, add more salt to taste.

Notes

This sounds absolutely wonderful, and I can't wait to try it. Out of the book Art of Simple Foods.

Categories: Misc. Salad  Salad  Vegetable 

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