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Stuffed Cucumber

Learn how to cook Stuffed Cucumbers with cooked ham, hard-boiled eggs, onions, English mustard,mayonnaise and a dash of hot pepper or Tabasco sauce. Try the recipe…and post you own variation.

Stuffed Cucumber Recipe Ingredients:

  • 2 cucumbers (6-8 inches long)
  • ¼ Ib. cooked ham, chopped
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon onion, grated
  • 1 teaspoon English mustard
  • 1 dash hot pepper or tabasco sauce
  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • ½ teaspoon salt

How to make Stuffed Cucumber:

Peel cucumbers and cut off ½ inch of the end (one end only) of each cucumber. Remove seeds and centre with spoon and pour in ½ teaspoon salt in each cucumber, rubbing the insides well. Allow to stand for 15 minutes and then dry with paper towel. In mixing bowl combine ham, eggs, onions, hot pepper sauce, mustard and half of the mayonnaise.

If mixture is too dry, add a little mayonnaise. However, mixture should be able to hold a shape in a spoon. Stuff cucumbers tightly, wrap in aluminum foil and chill for 2-3 hours. Slice diagonally on a slant about half an inch thick and serve immediately.

Recipe by:Yolande Cools-Lartigue author of The Art of Caribbean Cooking.

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