What to do with a mistakenly frozen cucumber

So, in a fit of enthusiasm….. or perhaps over-zealous fear of germs, you have set the fridge a bit too low. And anything touching any of the walls of the fridge had gone limp and watery. The basil has turned black, and the cucumber bends in the middle.

The basil is a lost cause. But the cucumber is not.

What can you do?

The texture of it has changed so trying anything involving keeping it in its original form, or trying to slice it will not be successful.

Blending is the only answer. You can either make a dressing… or you can make a cold soup, using almost the same ingredients.

This also works for overly elderly cucumbers.

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