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Wondering what to make with cucumbers? This cool, refreshing low-calorie vegetable offers a world of possibilities.
From fresh salads and chilled soups to chicken dishes, sandwiches and dips, these recipes prove that cucumber is delicious in more ways than one. Not just that but cucumbers are also rich in vitamins A and C so they'll give you a nice immune boost while also helping you hydrate.
Here's what to make with cucumbers next time you have them in your kitchen:
Quench your thirst with this tasty margarita prepared with blended cucumber, Cointreau, lime, tequila and Grand Marnier.
OYSTERS TOPPED WITH CUCUMBERS
Cucumbers, gherkins and green chilies add a nice kick to pickled oysters.
MARINATED CUCUMBER SALAD
Looking for the perfect summer appetizer? Make this three-ingredient cucumber salad.
VIETNAMESE NOODLE SALAD
Cucumbers add a nice crunch to this spicy Vietnamese noodle salad perfect for picnics.
This fun take on classic gazpacho pairs juicy watermelon with cucumbers, bell peppers, basil and white wine.
CHICKEN TIKKA PATTIES
Thinly sliced cucumber balances the heat in these mouthwatering chicken tikka masala meatballs served with a cool yogurt sauce.
This Tuscan panzanella salad is a quick and easy meal you can make with stale bread, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions and plenty of extra virgin olive oil.
Four ingredients are all you'll need to make these classic cucumber sandwiches perfect for tea time or brunch.
COLD CUCUMBER SOUP
A hot day calls for a creamy yogurt-based cucumber soup topped with toasted pumpkin seeds and diced red bell peppers.
Grated cucumber, Greek yogurt, garlic, olive oil and dill come together in this creamy dip perfect for meats, veggies and sandwiches.