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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

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Spring and Summer Cooking with a Veg Box (Riverford Companions)

Spring and Summer Cooking with a Veg Box (Riverford Companions)

By Guy Watson

Published 2015

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Ingredients

  • 1 large cucumber peeled, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • salt
  • 70 g granulated sugar
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Method

Season the cucumber with a little sprinkling of salt.

Put the sugar and vinegar into a small saucepan and heat gently until the sugar has dissolved. Take off the heat, add the mint leaves and allow to cool.

Remove the leaves then pour the cooled liquid over the cucumber and leave for at least 15 minutes.

This keeps well in the fridge for a few days. When ready to serve,