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20 Best cucumber recipes

20+ Best Cucumber Recipes

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Here is a collection of our 20 Best Cucumber Recipes to try this summer! Crisp, cooling and refreshing cucumbers are low in calories and delicious in many things: Simple Creamy Cucumber Salad


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  • 2 large English Cucumbers (or 6 Persian cucumbers) thinly sliced (skin on) see notes.
  • 1/4 of a red onion, very thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice, lime juice or vinegar (more to taste)
  • 1/2 cup fresh chopped herbs -dill, cilantro, mint, Italian parsley, or basil (or use a combo)
  • pinch aleppo chili flakes or Urfa biber- optional


Place all ingredients in a bowl, and gently toss.

Taste, and adjust salt and acid. You want this to taste flavorful!

The cucumber salad will keep 2 days in the fridge. 


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 91
  • Sugar: 3.3 g
  • Sodium: 295.4 mg
  • Fat: 7.2 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.6 g
  • Fiber: 1.1 g
  • Protein: 1.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg