19 refreshing dishes with cucumbers
Crunchy and refreshing, cucumbers are the ultimate summer bite. Enjoy them in these sides, cool soups, and more
Yogurt drinks are popular across the Middle East and South Asia. We like ours with puréed cucumber and herbs, plus a spritz of club soda. If the cucumber peels and seeds are tender, they don’t need to be removed.
Recipe: Cucumber Smoothies
Cooked cucumber? Trust us. A little heat makes it slightly creamy and helps it soak up the gently seasoned pickling mixture. Thin-skinned cucumber is a must here for its tender texture and bright color.
Make it a meal: Add falafel or baked pita chips.
Recipe: Turkish Cucumber and Mint Soup
Recipe: Icebox Salad