Warm cucumber salad

This warm cucumber salad is an unusual side dish made of cucumbers that has been briefly braised in a frying pan. A simple and quick side dish. Original Epicurious recipe.

This cucumber side dish is:

  • simple
  • quick
  • different
  • delicate

Warm cucumber salad
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Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Category: side dish

Cuisine: vegetarian, gluten free

Servings: for about 4 person(s)

Warm cucumber salad

Warm cucumber salad recipe. Unusual cucumber side dish.


  • 500 g good quality cucumber
  • 1 small leek
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp water
  • dill to taste
  • salt to taste
  • Instructions below.

Instructions: Warm cucumber salad

In a frying pan, combine half of a tablespoon of butter and sliced leek (light green and white parts), add a pinch of salt and cook on low heat until the leek becomes tender (2 to 3 minutes). Add diced cucumber, 2 tablespoons of water and the remaining butter. Cover with the lid and cook on medium heat for another 2 to 3 minutes or until the cucumber becomes tender but not fully cooked.

Uncover, taste, adjust with salt if necessary and cook for another minute on a high heat if your cucumbers have released too much water, if not, let cool down a little and serve.

lot of love. B.

p.s. If you are looking for a classic summer recipe with fresh cucumbers check Tzatziki sauce in my home recipe. (foto below)

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