Cucumbers can be sauteed and served warm with a little chopped dill as a side dish.
How to Select
Choose firm, well shaped cucumbers with dark green color, that are heavy for its size.
How to Store
Refrigerate in a plastic bag with some air holes.
How to Prepare
Rinse in cold water. Trim ends. If skin is tough or waxed, peel. If seeds are hard, scoop out. Add fresh cucumber to salads and sandwiches. Have as a snack with dips. Eat raw: Add to salads and sandwiches, or have as a snack with dip. Cut into cubes with tomatoes and herbs, and add salad dressing. Make Greek cucumber-yogurt sauce, or add to cold soups.
Recipes with this vegetable
Serve over grilled fish or meats, with Hummus and pita, or as a stuffing inside fresh tomatoes.
Cucumber, Lime and Mint Infused Water
Make drinking water more fun by flavoring it with fruits, vegetables, or herbs.