Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Cucumber Rolls with Green Sauce


- 1 large cucumber
- 1 medium tomato, sliced
- couple handfuls of baby greens

- handful parsley (or other herb of choice - cilantro, basil, etc)
- 1 zucchini, peeled
- 1/2 small red bell pepper
- juice of 1 lemon

How to:

1. Cut cucumber into thin strips using a vegetable peeler.
2. Lay 3-4 cucumber slices on work surface being sure to overlap long edges (making a rectangular shape)
3. lay greens and tomatoes on edge of cucumber rectangle closest to you.
4. Roll the greens and tomatoes up in cucumber wrap.

5. For the sauce, blend parsley, pepper, zucchini, and lemon juice in blender.

6. Arrange rolls on plate and top with sauce.

I liked the parsley sauce, but think this would be even better with cilantro. I planned to use cilantro, but realized we didn't have any once I started making it.

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