Cucumber Recipes

I am looking for recipes for fixing cucumbers.

By Mary from Mitchell, IN

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July 13, 20100 found this helpful
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CUCUMBER SALAD

2 cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced

1 pint cherry tomatoes or grape tomatoes, halved

1 small green bell pepper, chopped

1/2 cup green onions, chopped

1/3 cup vegetable oil

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

2 tbls capers

Dried Italian dressing seasoning to taste

Toss cucumbers, tomatoes, bell pepper and onion in medium bowl.

Whisk together oil, vinegar, capers and Italian seasoning in small bowl.

Pour dressing over salad mixture and toss to coat.

And here's a yummy dressing to drizzle over sliced cucumbers:

TOMATO VINAIGRETTE

This is a great way to use up extra cherry tomatoes.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup whole cherry tomatoes

1 /4 cup red wine or balsamic vinegar

1/8 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp Dijon mustard

3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

Salt and pepper

Directions:

Combine cherry tomatoes, vinegar, garlic and Dijon mustard in a food processor and process until well blended. With food processor is still on, slowly pour in olive oil until mixture is blended. Season the mixture with salt and pepper to taste and transfer to a serving vessel.

By Deeli from Richland, WA

And here's one more:

CUCUMBER AND FETA SALAD

Ingredients:

2 cucumbers

1 tsp minced garlic

1 tsp Dijon mustard

1 tsp honey

1 tbsp red wine vinegar

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

2 cucumbers, peeled and seeded

8 oz feta flavor of your choice, crumbled

Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

Place garlic, Dijon, honey, vinegar and oil in a cruet or lidded jar, shake and refrigerate.

Peel, seed and slice the cucumbers and place on salad plates. Evenly sprinkle with feta, season with salt & pepper, shake dressing, drizzle dressing over salad and serve.

By Deeli from Richland, Wa

*They would also be good diced in just about any cold pasta salad.

*You can also Google for 'Freezer Dills' recipes. ;-)

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July 10, 20100 found this helpful

Did you mean for a quick salad or for preserving them? I peel and slice them then add some ranch dressing and let them sit for awhile. That is how we like them.

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July 10, 20100 found this helpful

Our local Oriental restaurant makes cucumber Kim-Chee, very delicious! There are several recipes online, just pick whichever one is easiest.

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July 11, 20100 found this helpful

Cucumbers and Onions

1 large cucumber; peeled, sliced

1 small onion; thin sliced, separated in rings

1/4 C. vinegar

2 Tbsp. sugar

Stir the vinegar and sugar together until sugar is dissolved.

Add the cucumbers and onions. (You may have to double or triple the vinegar and sugar in order for the liquid to cover the cukes and onions.) Cover and refrigerate a couple of hours before serving.

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July 13, 20100 found this helpful

Here is one I made last year that I thought was good.

1/3 c. water

1/3 c. oil

1/3 c. sugar

1/3 c. vinegar

3 cukes, sliced

3 tomatoes chopped, or several cherry tomatoes cut in half

1 onion diced

Dash of garlic powder

Marinate at least 1 hour before serving.

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July 17, 20100 found this helpful

You can slice & peel them and add onions, then pour a bottle of Itailian dressing over them and let set for several hours.

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