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Zesty Cucumbers with Fresh Herbs & Lemon


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • small handful of mint, chopped
  • 2 cucumbers, cut into thin ribbons using a vegetable peeler
  • small handful of dill, chopped
  • small handful of parsley, chopped
  • ½ lemon zested and juiced


  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan and cook the chopped mint for 1 minute before gently stirring in the cucumber ribbons. Toss and cook for 2-3 minutes more to warm them.
  2. Remove from the heat and toss through the dill, parsley and a drizzle of the lemon juice. Tip out onto a platter, drizzle with more lemon juice, if you like, and sprinkle with the lemon zest.

Herby Warm Cucumbers with Lemon is an easy and refreshing dish that you can make in just a few minutes. This healthy dish is perfect for a light lunch or dinner. It is packed with flavors that will awaken your taste buds.

The recipe calls for simple ingredients that you may already have in your pantry. This includes olive oil, mint, cucumbers, dill, parsley, and lemon juice. These ingredients work together to create a harmonious blend of flavors that will make you want to have more.

The first step is to heat the oil in a saucepan and cook the mint for a minute. After which, the cucumber ribbons are added and cooked for 2-3 minutes until they are warm. Once done, remove from the heat and toss through the dill, parsley, and a drizzle of the lemon juice. Transfer the dish onto a platter, drizzle with more lemon juice, and sprinkle with lemon zest. This will add a wonderful aroma and zest to the dish, enhancing its flavor even more.

This amazing Herby Warm Cucumbers with Lemon dish can be served as a side dish or as a main course meal accompanied by a protein of your choice. Whether it’s served hot or cold, this dish is an excellent choice for any season. It’s light, healthy, and flavorful, making it an ideal pick for anyone looking for a quick and easy dish that is both delicious and nutritious. So the next time you want to eat something refreshing, try Herby Warm Cucumbers with Lemon. You will not be disappointed.