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Roasted Cucumbers and Onions with Fresh Herbs

jrh143

"I invented this recipe out of a need for a way to use the surplus cucumbers from a friend's garden this summer. I had never heard of someone roasting cucumbers, and a quick internet search turned up nothing, so I thought it would make an interesting culinary experiment. As it turned out, though, I discovered a new family favorite! This fast and easy recipe makes a great side dish for any occasion. Great with chicken or steak! I've even eaten it by itself for a light lunch. What more could you ask for?"
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Ingredients

40 m servings 67 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a 9x13-inch baking dish with aluminum foil. Spray the foil with olive oil cooking spray.
  2. Spread pieces of butter into the baking sheet and lay cucumber spears over the butter. Top with slices of sweet onion and scatter basil, parsley, cilantro, and mint over the top. Spray the vegetables again with olive oil cooking spray.
  3. Roast cucumber mixture in the preheated oven until cucumber spears begin to soften, about 10 minutes. Turn the cucumbers and onion slices over and return to oven; roast until cucumbers are tender, 15 to 20 more minutes.

Footnotes

  • Partner tip: Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 67 calories; 6 g fat; 3.4 g carbohydrates; 0.7 g protein; 15 mg cholesterol; 43 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Very good! I have never had warm cucumbers before, but it is just too cold right now so I decided to give these a try and am glad I did! I didn't have olive oil spray, so I brushed olive oil on ...

Thanks,JRH143 for this recipe. A neighbor gave me an abundance of cucumbers and I've made all the pickles I wanted. I also froze cucumbers for a sweet/sour pork recipe so I was looking for some...

I just tried this for the first time. I never thought anyone cooked cucumbers, but they were very good! My sister gave me some from her garden and I used those for this. The only thing I changed...

What do you do when your little garden produces 10 cucumbers at a time? You are not supposed to freeze cucumbers, but I am! This recipe removes much of the water that is causing them to become...

I used chives, parsley and a yellow onion instead. I wouldn't have thought that roasted cucumber could be so delicious! I will definitely be making this dish again!