Pepinos en Salsa de Naranja

Stewed Cucumbers in Orange Sauce

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By Elisabeth Lambert Ortiz

Published 1973

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  • 3 cucumbers, about 8 inches long
  • oz. butter
  • 1<


Peel the cucumbers, cut in half lengthwise, scrape out the seeds with a spoon and cut into ½-inch crosswise slices. Drop into boiling salted water and cook for 5 minutes. Drain. Place in a warmed vegetable dish. Melt the butter in a small saucepan. Stir in the flour and cook without letting the flour take on any colour, for a minute or two. Add the orange juice, stir and cook until smooth and t