Cucumber with Sauce

Preparation info

  • 6

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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  • 2 large cucumbers
  • 1 oz. butter or margarine
  • 1 teasp.


Peel the cucumbers and steam until tender (about 20 min.). Drain well and cut into 1-in. slices. Melt the butter in a saucepan, put in the shallot and cook it without browning. Add the sliced cucumber, toss over heat for a few minutes, then stir in the white sauce. Just before boiling-point is reached, add the well-beaten egg and parsley, s