8 Great Cucumber Concoctions!

8 Great Cucumber Concoctions!

In addition to being easy to grow, cucumbers are one of the most versatile vegetables! Check out these recipes for easy ways to use cucumbers in your cooking!

In addition to being easy to grow, cucumbers are one of the most versatile vegetables! Don't get stuck just using them chopped in a salad, and make some uniquely refreshing dishes of cucumber this summer!

Cucumber Gyro Sauce: Quick and easy! Made with sour cream instead of yogurt!

Cucumber Soup: A no-cook cold cucumber soup. Yummy!

Cucumber Pasta Salad: This recipe won't take much time at all. It's great for a picnic!

Cucumber Sandwich: This sandwich is stuffed with cucumbers, sprouts, tomatoes, and avocadoes. It is a veggie lover's dream!

Cucumber Pickles: My neighbor made these and shared some with us. I had to have the recipe, they are delicious when served on the side with burgers, steaks or chops. These get better as they age.

Cucumber Salsa: Try this salsa as a dip for breads and chips, or as topping for Mexican style fare.

Cucumber-Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes: This is a delicious appetizer that can be easily prepared ahead of time!

Cucumber Melon Relish: This sweet relish is the perfect summertime side dish!

Another great tip: When using sliced cucumbers as garnish or as part of your dish, make it even more interesting! Firmly run a fork down the side of the whole cucumber, leaving 1/8 inch deep impressions in the side of the vegetable. Then, slice your cucumber as usual. You'll see a lacy pattern in the slices that will dress up the vegetable!

 


Around The Web