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Stuffed Baked Cucumbers

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Ingredients
  Eggs 4
  Cream 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1 Pinch, grated
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Chopped dill 1 Tablespoon
  Cucumbers 4 Small
  Onions 2 Small
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Cooked ham 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), diced
  Chicken stock 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Tomatoes 2
  Dill sprig 1
Directions

MAKING
1. In a saucepan, hard boil the eggs, cool, shell and halve them
2. Rub the whites through the strainer
3. In a bowl, mash the yolks and beat into the cream along with nutmeg, salt and pepper, dill and parsley
4. Add egg whites and stir well
5. Slice the tops of the cucumbers along the length; scoop the seeds out
6. Peel and finely chop onions; in a saucepan, heat oil and fry onions fpr five minutes
7. Add the ham an brown lightly; turn the heat off and allow to cool slightly; fill into the cucumbers
8. On a baking sheet, aplce the cucumbers and add the stock; cover adn bake for forty minutes at 300° F
9 Quarter the tomatoes

SERVING
10. On a serving plate, arrange the cucumbers and garnish with tomato quarters and sprigs of dill before serving

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Cucumber
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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