Salade de concombre à la moutarde de Dijon et ciboulette

Cucumber Salad with Dijon Mustard & Chives

Preparation info
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    • Ready in

      25 min

Appears in
French Brasserie Cookbook

By Daniel Galmiche

Published 2011

  • About

These salads were two of my favourites when I was young, and ones that are very common to find on brasserie display counters. Fresh and easy to serve, they are simple, yet delightfully tasty. If you have freshly picked carrots from your own garden, the second recipe is simply the best – it goes very well with any terrine.



Put the cucumber in a large bowl and sprinkle it with salt. Mix well, then set aside for 15–20 minutes to allow the cucumber to release its juices.

Rinse the cucumber quickly under running cold water to remove the excess salt and pat dry with a clean tea towel.

Mix together the vinaigrette, cream and mustard and season with salt and pepper. Pour the dressing over the cucumber, s