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Creamed Cucumbers

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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!
Ingredients
  Cucumbers 2 Large
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Paprika 1⁄4 Teaspoon
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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Creamy
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Cucumber
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

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 mg10.9%

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

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Creamed Cucumbers Recipe