Cucumber Nutrition Benefits
Thai Beef Salad
Cherubs®, Avocado, and Cucumber Salad
Fresh Lentil Salad
Skirt Steak Salad with Cheese Dressing
Mini Sweet Pepper Salad
Chicken and Rice Bowl
Christmas Tree Cheese Ball
Classic Pasta Salad
Tips & Tricks
Cut at the stem end, removing just as much cucumber as you would like to use, then rewrap what’s left with plastic wrap, fully covering the e xposed end. Keep the unused portion wrapped to help your leftover NatureSweet cucumber keep longer.
Make Some Little Pickles
Combine sliced cucumbers with vinegar, salt, sugar, dill, garlic and onion. Combine in a 12 oz. jar with a tight lid. Shake the jar a couple of times a day for five days, then enjoy.
Long English cucumbers are best when firm and without blemishes or soft spots, which may indicate they are past their prime.
Their color should be dark green without any yellow spots, which develop as cucumbers become over-ripe.
Make sure your cucumbers are thoroughly dry before you store them–excess water on the surface encourages spoiling. Wrap them in a clean dish towel or paper towel—this will help keep out any condensation.
Cut at the stem end and expose only the amount you need. Cut off the chunk you would like to use and rewrap the exposed end and unused portion with your excess wrap. The unused portion should stay wrapped to help the cucumber keep longer.
Did You Know?
Amazingly, cucumbers are almost completely composed of water, at 95%! Just one cup of cucumbers equals one glass of water.
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