Cucumber Beurre Blanc

Coastal Living
1 1/3 cups


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4 cups peeled, chopped cucumber
1/2 cup whipping cream
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 cup unsalted butter, cut into pieces
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper


Process cucumber in a food processor until liquified. Strain and measure 1 cup cucumber liquid.

Combine cucumber liquid, cream, and lemon juice in a saucepan; bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 25 to 30 minutes or until reduced to 1/2 cup.

Reduce heat to low; whisk in butter, 1 piece at a time. (Do not overheat or sauce will separate.) Stir in salt and ground white pepper.

Created date

April 2002