Feb 182015

Cucumber Stew is a delicious German main dish with ham or without. Ideal for a meatless dinner, just don’t use ham. The cucumber stew is easy to make and tastes the best with English cucumbers or special cucumber for cooking. Happy Cooking!

cucumber stew

Ingredients (serves 1-2)
1 -2 cucumbers, English
1-2 slices cooked ham – dont use ham if you prefer a vegetarian dish
1 garlic clove
1 small potato
1 tbsp butter
3 tbsp vegetable broth
2 tbsp heavy cream
1/2 tbsp lemon juice
1 pinch sugar
salt, white pepper to taste
1 hard boiled egg
1 tbsp chopped dill

Cooking Instructions
– peel cucumber, cut in half and remove seeds. Cut in slices.
– cut ham in stripes.
– peel garlic and onion, chop fine.
– peel potato, cut in small cubes.
– melt butter, saute onion and garlic until transparent.
– add ham, fry ham briefly, then add cucumber and potatoes.
– add broth and heavy cream.
– spice to taste, let simmer covered for about 8 min.
– peel egg, chop roughly.
– sprinkle egg and chopped dill on top before serving.

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