Looking for ways to use cucumbers this summer? Your search ends here. These easy and refreshing recipes will make you feel as cool as a … well, you know.
One of the easiest ways to use cucumbers is also the tastiest. Slice ‘em up and toss them with some lettuce and other veggies for a refreshing summer meal.
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It’s easier than you think to make pickles at home. Keep a jar in your fridge at all times for any pickle-related needs that may arise.
Get the recipe: Quick Cucumber Pickles
Move over, gazpacho—there’s a new cold soup in town for summer. Loaded with fresh flavor, pureed cucumber is a great way to get around firing up your stove on hot days.
Get the recipe: Creamy Watercress-Cucumber Soup
Get your daily dose of probiotics with fermented cucumbers. Our recipe takes about a week but, trust us, it’s worth it.
Get the recipe: Cucumber Kimchi
Tzatziki sauce, anyone? This cooling Greek sauce, made with yogurt and cucumbers, goes perfectly with just about everything.
Get the recipe: Tempeh Gyros with Tzatziki
Once you taste it, you’ll want to top all your summer salads with creamy cucumber dressing.
Get the recipe: Creamy Cucumber-Avocado Salad Dressing
There’s nothing like a refreshing cocktail to cool off on a hot summers’ day. Try a cucumber-based drink next time you want to mix things up.
Get the recipe: Thai Cucumber Collins
We love a good green smoothie, but there’s only so much kale we can take.
Get the recipe: Cucumber Smoothies
If you’re one of those people who can’t stand the taste of cilantro, you could achieve a similar cooling effect for salsa with chopped cucumbers.
Get the recipe: Grilled Chicken With Cucumber-Melon Salsa
Is there anything classier than a cucumber finger sandwich? We think not.
Get the recipe: Fancy Cucumber Sandwiches