Cucumber with Fennel

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Simply Delicious 2

Simply Delicious 2

By Darina Allen

Published 1990

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Many people love cucumber raw, but few think of cooking it as a vegetable. It is quite delicious prepared in this way and particularly good with fish.


  • 1 oz (30 g/¼ stick) butter
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Dice the cucumber into ½ inch (1 cm) pieces. Melt the butter in a heavy saucepan or casserole, toss in the cucumber and season with salt and freshly ground pepper. Cover and sweat over a low heat un