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Catholic Recipe: Cucumber Sauce

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup diced cucumber
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 Tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 Tablespoons flour
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon grated onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ac'cent*
  • few grains pepper
  • Details

  • Yield: 2 cups
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin:

Foreign chefs have taught us that the addition of a savory sauce can lift an ordinary food to epicurean heights. This is a simple cucumber white sauce.

DIRECTIONS

Cook cucumber in 1/2 cup water until clear and tender; drain, saving cooking water. Melt butter or margarine; blend in flour. Measure cooking water; add enough water to make 1 cup; add to flour mixture; stir until smooth and thickened. Add remaining ingredients; blend well. Add cooked cucumber. Makes about 2 cups.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
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