Herby warm cucumbers with lemon
Did you know that warming up cucumbers enhances their fresh flavour? To finish, all this summer side dish needs is a sprinkling of fresh dill and parsley, plus lemon
- Serves: 4 persons
- 2tbsp olive oil
- small handful of mint, chopped
- 2cucumbers, cut into thin ribbons using a vegetable peeler
- small handful of dill, chopped
- small handful of parsley, chopped
- ½lemon zested and juiced
Step 1Heat the oil in a large saucepan and cook the chopped mint for 1 min before gently stirring in the cucumber ribbons. Toss and cook for 2-3 mins more to warm them.
Step 2Remove from the heat and toss through the dill, parsley and a drizzle of the lemon juice. Tip out onto a platter, drizzle with more lemon juice, if you like, and sprinkle with the lemon zest.