Cucumbers w/Cream and Mint
  • 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
  1. Place cucumbers in medium sized bowl, if seeds are large and tough make sure to remove them.
  2. Sprinkle w/salt.
  3. Combine cream, olive oil, lemon and pepper.
  4. Stir well.
  5. If water has accumulated with the cucumbers, drain it off.
  6. Pour the dressing over the sliced cucumbers and combine.
  7. toss mint in with cucumbers, add more salt to taste.
This sounds absolutely wonderful, and I can't wait to try it. Out of the book Art of Simple Foods.