Cucumbers Provencal Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings3
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Cucumbers3 Medium, peeled, seeded, cut in 1 inch cubes, parboiled, and drained
 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon
 Olive oil/Cooking oil2 Tablespoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), peeled and crushed
 Ripe tomatoes2 Medium, peeled, seeded, and coarsely chopped
 Minced parsley1 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 202 Calories from Fat 163

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g28.5%

Saturated Fat 6.6 g33%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 21.5 mg

Sodium 336.3 mg14%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.2%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.8%

Sugars 4.7 g

Protein 2 g4.1%

Vitamin A 30.2% Vitamin C 36.3%

Calcium 4.5% Iron 5.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Dry the cucumbers by patting them with a paper toweling until all the surface moisture is absorbed. .

2. In a large skillet, melt the butter in oil, over a medium flame.
3. Add garlic and sauté it for 1/2 a minute until soft and lightly browned.
4. Add cucumbers and tomatoes and stir fry for 4 to 5 minutes until tender.
5. Take pan off the flame and toss the cucumbers with parsley and season to taste.

6. This dish can be served both hot and cold as a side dish to meat, poultry or fish.