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Stuffed Cucumbers Recipe
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Stuffed Cucumbers Recipe

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FOR A change of pace, I like to serve these stuffed cucumbers in place of a lettuce salad. They're really refreshing, and a touch of French dressing makes them a colorful addition to any meal. -Mrs. Howard Phipps, Hernando, Mississippi
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + draining
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + draining
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium cucumber
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash paprika
  • French salad dressing, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 181 calories, 15 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 731 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cut cucumber in half lengthwise. Scoop out seeds and pulp, leaving a 1/4-in. shell. Place seeds and pulp in a colander. Sprinkle with salt; drain for 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, combine the cream cheese, green pepper, onion, Worcestershire sauce and pepper; mix well. Stir in 2-3 tablespoons of the drained pulp. Spoon into cucumber shells; sprinkle with paprika. Refrigerate until serving. Serve with French dressing if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Stuffed Cucumbers in Reminisce Extra August 1997, p47

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 181 calories, 15 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 731 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

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Reviewed Apr. 29, 2013

Sounds good. How do you serve this to an individual?

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Reviewed Jul. 7, 2012

This was ok. I usually love cream cheese but thought it was a bit too much in this recipe. On the other hand, my husband who does not like cream cheese loved these cucumbers. Others liked them as well.

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Reviewed Feb. 22, 2012

I made these one night when we had company. Wasn't long and I was getting a call for the recipe. A very tasty and refreshing way to use up your cucumbers.

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