Creamed Cucumbers Recipe

Creamed cucumbers are cucumber slices in creamed sauce. This is such an simple yet delicious side dish to serve with your summer meals. This recipe tells you that there is something more that could be done with the cucumbers and the cream sauce. Just the dish!
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Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
CuisineCourse
TasteFeel
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Cucumbers2 Large
 Butter3 Tablespoon
 All purpose flour3 Tablespoon
 Milk1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Parsley1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Paprika1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 197 Calories from Fat 108

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.8%

Saturated Fat 7.4 g37.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.7 mg

Sodium 40.6 mg1.7%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.2%

Sugars 7.1 g

Protein 5 g10.2%

Vitamin A 20.1% Vitamin C 15.7%

Calcium 13% Iron 7.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1)Pare and split cucumbers lengthwise.
2)Remove seeds and dice them.

MAKING
3)In a saucepan, boil cucumbers in salted water.
4)Cover the pan and simmer for 15 minutes. Drain well.
5)Take a double boiler and melt butter on top of it.
6)Add flour and stir, then add milk slowly.
7)Cook over boiling water until thickened. Keep stirring.
8)Mix the drained cucumbers with sauce and add parsley.

SERVING
9)Sprinkle paprika on top and serve.
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