I'm always veganizing recipes that I love...so...I'm working my way
through all of the amazing recipes in Julia Child's
Mastering the Art of French Cooking...
...making a Vegan Version of each one...... sometimes successfully - sometimes not...Recipe Count 333/524 (from Julie's count)...but really 658

Friday, June 4, 2010

Vegan Concombres aux Champignons et à la Crème

[Creamed Cucumbers with Mushrooms]

Cucumbers were on sale for 79¢ so I got some and made another cucumber dish...

...First you bake the cucumbers - I used less salt this time - and then you make a cream sauce...

...Just mix some cornstarch with some cream (I used soymilk with powdered soymilk added to make it creamy - but I think plain soymilk would work or soy creamer)...add your mushrooms, salt and pepper and then add your baked cucumbers...

...This was a super easy recipe...and practically everything is better in a cream sauce...

...the baked cucumbers have such an interesting flavor and texture...

Soy Milk with Powdered soymilk for the cream
Earth Balance for the butter in the Baked Cucumbers

Recipe here: Mastering the Art of French Cooking

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  1. A little cucumber goes a LONG way with me. But, I'm thinking I need to try them baked ..and creamed with mushrooms. I haven't seen powdered soymilk, tho.

  2. I have a cucumber I bought today, I will try the recipe.

    It seems strange to cook it. However, I did a recipe for peas cooked with lettuce. It seemed odd as the recipe progressed, but it was very nice and I've made it since.