Vegetarian Cucumber Gratin | Cooking With Jade

Vegetarian Cucumber Gratin

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Vegetarian Cucumber Gratin
Chef Jade's Vegetarian Cucumber Gratin

 

 

INGREDIENTS

 

  • 2 Tbs. unsalted butter
  • 3 pieces Cucumber, peeled, halved, seeded, and cut into 2- x 1/2-inch strips (4 cups)
  • 1/8 tsp. sugar
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
  • 2 tsp. chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1 tsp. coarsely chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tsp Lemon zest, grated
  • 1/3 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¾ tbsp Salt
  • Black pepper

DIRECTIONS

 

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F. Add butter in a Sauce Pan over medium heat until it’s melted. Cook for 3 minutes, or until beginning to brown.
  • Toss sliced cucumbers in a rectangular cake pan with 1 Tbs. brown butter, salt, and sugar. Bake for about 25 minutes.
  • Remove the dish from the oven, and preheat the broiler. Add chives, tarragon, dill, and lemon zest to cucumbers, and toss to coat. Season with pepper, if desired.
  • Stir together breadcrumbs, Parmesan, and remaining 1 Tbs. brown butter in a bowl. Sprinkle breadcrumb mixture over cucumbers. Broil for 2 minutes, or until crumbs are golden brown.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Inspired by Vegetariantimes

 


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Karen Herman
Karen Herman
11 months ago

In the picture it appears that the cucumbers are not peeled, seeded, or cut into strips. Why the difference?

Marge
Marge
10 months ago
Reply to  Karen Herman

I was wondering the same?

Judy Marion
Judy Marion
11 months ago

Would love to make this

Brenda Allison
Brenda Allison
11 months ago

Great recipes enjoy them all.

Patricia Roediger
Patricia Roediger
10 months ago

Looks like zucchini to me.

Carol
Carol
7 months ago

That’s what I thought it was too

Deborah K Shaw
Deborah K Shaw
9 months ago

Could you use zucchini?

sheila Bowerman
sheila Bowerman
9 months ago
Reply to  Deborah K Shaw

What I would use

Carol
Carol
7 months ago

That’s what I’m going to use

Debbie B
Debbie B
9 months ago

Zucchini

Wesley Gordon
Wesley Gordon
9 months ago

Could you use zucchini to make this recipe? Sounds so good however surplus of fresh zucchini now and no cucumber.

J Theobald
J Theobald
8 months ago
Reply to  Wesley Gordon

I’m sure you could use zucchini,I have a recipe VERY similar and it calls for zucchini.

Karen
Karen
9 months ago

In the picture, it looks like the cucumbers are not peeled.

Sandra Wren
Sandra Wren
8 months ago

This is zucchini. The French call it cucumber sometimes.

Last edited 8 months ago by Sandra Wren
Suzanne
Suzanne
8 months ago

I’ve seen some recipes on you tube and they used zucchini but called it cucumber

Joy
Joy
7 months ago

This looks like zucchini all the way. I would do this recipe with zucchini not cucumbers! It would taste much better that way!

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