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Braised Cucumbers

Ingredients
  Cucumbers 1 Pound, peeled (2 Large Ones)
  Chicken broth 1 Can (10 oz)
  Celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), diagonally sliced
  Pimiento 1 Tablespoon, diced
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried chervil 1 Dash, crushed
Directions

MAKING
1 Slice the cucumbers lengthwise in half.
2 Remove the seeds.
3 Cut into 1 -inch pieces.
4 In a saucepan, add all the ingredients.
5 Cover and bring to a boil.
6 Gently simmer for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
7 Do not drain.
8 Place in the refrigerator and chill.
9 Drain well, and reserve the broth.
10 Mix water with the reserved broth, just enough to make 10 ounces.
11 In a saucepan, heat the broth mixture, stirring occasionally.

SERVING
12 Pour in cups and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Cucumber
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 24 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.16 g0.25%

Saturated Fat 0.05 g0.25%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 193 mg8%

Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.89 g3.6%

Sugars 2.6 g

Protein 1 g2.4%

Vitamin A 5.8% Vitamin C 11.9%

Calcium 2.5% Iron 2.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Braised Cucumbers Recipe