Cucumber Sauce

Salsa di Cetrioli

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    1½ cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
La Terra Fortunata

By Fred Plotkin

Published 2001

  • About


  • Pinch fine sea salt
  • 2 huge cucumbers (about ¾ pound/375


Sprinkle the salt over the cucumber chunks and set aside for 1 hour. Drain well.

Melt the butter over medium heat in a heavy-bottomed pot, add the garlic and onion, and sauté until they are soft and fragrant. Add the cucumber pieces, caraway seeds, paprika, and dill. Cook over low heat for 1 hour, stirring occasionally as the cucumber pieces break up. Remove from heat, thoroughly stir i