Recipe courtesy of Michele Urvater

Cucumber Curls in Butter and Mint

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 6 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 1 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
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4 to 6 kirby cucumbers or a seedless cucumber, peeled

2 tablespoons butter

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 to 2 tablespoons chopped mint


  1. Run a good vegetable peeler down the sides of the cucumber, lengthwise to create long thin `strips; keep on turning the cucumber; you'll be left with an inner core which is basically seeds and which you should discard.
  2. Heat the cucumber curls in the melted butter for 30 seconds to a minute. Remove from heat. Season with salt and pepper; dust with mint.
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