Crisp, refreshing and tasting of summer, cucumbers are a very versatile ingredient. Try them in raita, salads, dips, sandwiches and soups.
A great Mediterranean salad with cucumber, feta, black olives, tomatoes, sundried tomatoes and red onion. Perfect as a side at a barbecue.
Cucumber sunomono are the quickest and easiest of the Japanese pickles. Serve as a salad, an entree or even in sandwiches. Watch this recipe being made in the Allrecipes Cucumber Sunomono Video.
A simple summer salad of cucumber and onion marinated in red wine vinegar, mirin, sugar, ginger and lime juice.
Tzatziki is a classic Greek cucumber sauce which is used as a dip or in a rolled souvlaki. It's best made a couple of hours in advance.
Green chilli and a burst of lime add a fresh taste to cucumbers in this salsa/salad. Serve with corn chips.