Cheese-Stuffed Cucumber Recipe
Cheese-Stuffed Cucumber
Total time: less than 15 minutes

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 0

Difficulty: Easy
Chef's Note

You could substitute zucchini for the cucumber.

For a creamier mixture, mash the cheese with a spoonful of cream.

You can use either fresh or grilled red pepper.

For 4 servings

- 1/2 Boursin or other creamy cheese
- 50 g (2 oz.) chopped arugula
- 10 chopped basil leaves
- 1 tbsp. chopped chives
- 2 tbsp. diced red pepper
- Salt and pepper
  1. Peel and cut the cucumber into 8 equal pieces; hollow them out by three-quarters.
  2. Mash the cheese, arugula and basil together with a fork.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Add the peppers and mix well.
  5. Stuff the cucumber pieces with the mixture and serve on large basil leaves.
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