Meat Stuffed Cucumbers

Braised with cream sauce
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Health Score:
5,9 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
45 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
4 medium sized Braised Cucumbers
1 day-old White roll
2 medium-sized potatoes
2 onions
1 tablespoon butter
100 grams mixed Ground meat
1 egg
salt
freshly ground peppers
1 teaspoon Mustard
500 milliliters Broth (instant)
30 grams butter
30 grams Pastry flour
50 milliliters dry white wine
2 tablespoons Crème fraiche
also
Bakers twine
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Preparation steps

1.

Peel cucumber, trim ends and cut in half lengthwise. Scrape out seeds with a spoon.

2.

Soak roll in water. Rinse, peel and finely grate potatoes. Peel and finely chop 1 onion. Cook onion in butter until translucent. Set aside. In a bowl, combine ground meat, onion and potatoes Add roll (squeezed to remove water), egg and mustard. Season with salt and pepper and mix well.

3.

Spoon the mixture into 4 cucumber halves. Top with remaining 4 cucumber halves to enclose meat. Tie cucumbers with kitchen twine. In a saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Add cucumbers and cook over low to medium heat, about 15 minutes.

4.

For the sauce: Peel and finely chop remaining onion. Cook onion and flour in butter until onion is translucent. Gradually stir in 350 ml (approximately 1 1/2 cups) hot broth.  Add wine and season to taste with salt and pepper. Stir in creme fraiche.

5.

To serve: Cut and remove kitchen twine from cucumbers. Cut cucumbers as needed into smaller pieces.

6.

Serve stuffed cucumbers with sauce and boiled potatoes.