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25+ Easy Cucumber Recipes

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Here is a collection of our 25 Easy Cucumber Recipes to try this summer! Crisp, cooling and refreshing cucumbers are low in calories and delicious in many things: 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, rice vinegar or white wine 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 medium bowl, and gently tossing together or stir.

Taste, and sprinkle more salt and acid as needed. You want this to taste flavorful!

Store leftovers in a sealed airtight container for up to 2 days in the fridge. 


English and Persian cucumbers have thin skins that are perfectly edible. If you use regular cucumbers peel the skins off.


  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 61
  • Sugar: 2.2 g
  • Sodium: 196.9 mg
  • Fat: 4.8 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.1 g
  • Fiber: 0.8 g
  • Protein: 0.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg