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17 Cool Cucumber Recipes Your Family Will Love

Growing a garden from seed to plant is an amazing thing. As a gardener, it takes a lot of skill to be able to grow plants successfully. One of the most popular plants to grow in the garden is cucumbers. Once they start growing, they tend to grow quickly and in large batches. If you are looking for some great cucumber recipes to help with all the cucumbers coming out of your ears, here are some great ones to get you started!

A bowl of cucumber salad with a dollop of sour cream and herbs on a white plate

Must Try Delicious Cucumber Recipes

Cucumber salads

The perfect refreshing treat for summer, crunchy cucumber salads are delicious and make a great side dish addition to any meal.

1. Cucumber salad with dill and onions

Easy cucumber salad

If you are looking for an amazing side dish for your backyard BBQ, look no further than this Cucumber Salad with Dill and Onions dish!

Here’s how to grow onions, so you can have them fresh with your salads 😉

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2. Tomato cucumber avocado salad

Tomato Cucumber Avocado Salad

This tomato-cucumber avocado salad recipe could be an entire meal in itself!

3. Cucumber tomato salad

Cucumber tomato salad

Pair this cucumber tomato salad with a grilled hotdog or hamburger. Absolute perfection.

4. Dill pickle cucumber salad

Dill Pickle Cucumber Salad

Who doesn’t love the flavor of dill pickles? With this Dill Pickle Cucumber Salad, your taste buds will be on cloud nine.

Cucumber appetizers

Cucumber appetizers are a great way to start off a meal because they are light and pair well with a variety of dips!

5. Stuffed cucumber bites

Stuffed cucumber bites

Pack your picnic basket with ease with these Stuffed Cucumber Bites.

Use your overgrown cucumbers to make these cucumber bites.

6. Salmon cucumber roll-ups

Salmon cucumber roll-ups

These Salmon Cucumber Roll Ups are perfect for your upcoming 4th of July bash!

7. Cucumber bites

Cucumber appetizer

These Cucumber Bites are the perfect start to any summer dinner party!

8. Cucumber chickpea bruschetta

Cucumber Chickpea Bruschetta

Say goodbye to the worry of carbs with this amazing Cucumber Chickpea Bruschetta recipe.

9. Cucumber tea sandwiches

Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

Don’t forget the Cucumber Tea Sandwiches when you make your next pot of tea!

More appetizers:

Cucumber Pickles

It’s impossible to deny the perfect crunch that can come from amazing cucumber pickles!

10. Dill pickles

a jar of pickles

Can one ever have too many homemade dill pickles? Also, did you know you can make refrigerator dill pickles, and skip the cooking during the hot summer days?

11. Avocado Farro Salad

Cucumber avocado farro salad

This cucumber Avocado Farro Salad is the perfect end to a hot summer day.

12. Easy pickle relish

Easy cucumber relish

There are few things easier than this Easy Pickle Relish.

More pickle recipes

Get back to your roots with this Dill Pickle Canning recipe.

If sweet pickles are more your thing, these Sweet Cucumber Sandwich Pickles are amazing!

Looking for a pickle recipe with no canning skills needed? This Half Sour Pickle recipe is the one for you.

Start your canning season off with a win with these Easy Beginner Refrigerator Pickles.

Cucumber Refreshments

Cucumber refreshments are a must when it comes to the hot temperatures of summer. Give these recipes a try to cool down your temp and your taste buds!

13. Cucumber Lime Agua Fresca

Cucumber Lime Agua Fresca

This Cucumber Lime Agua Fresca is certain to quench any summer thirst!

14. Cucumber watermelon popsicles

Cucumber watermellon popsicles

These Watermelon Popsicles made with cucumber and lime are so good that it’ll be hard to eat just one!

Cucumber Soups

Cold soups can mean one thing and one thing only…it’s cucumber soup season and it’s one of the best types of soup there is!

15. Cold cucumber soup

Cold cucumber soup

Perfect for the food processor, this Cold Cucumber Soup is super simple to make!

16. Cucumber hummus soup

Cucumber hummus soup

If you are looking for a gluten-free soup that hits all those taste buds, this Chilled Cucumber Hummus soup is the one for you!

17. Chilled cucumber and yogurt soup

Chilled cucumber soup with yogurt

Combining cucumber and yogurt is a match made in heaven with this Chilled Cucumber Yogurt Soup.

There you have it…Tons of cucumber recipes to not waste any of those cucumbers that are growing in your garden in abundance! What are you waiting for? Start cooking and preparing today!

sliced cucumber on a wooden cutting board

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Adriana Copaceanu is a passionate nature lover living in the country on her dream property where she grows vegetables, lavender, and wildflowers that she shares with the wildlife they attract. When she's not in the garden, she loves spending time with her chickens and planning her next nature project. Check your her books below:

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Tuesday 3rd of July 2018

[…] Here’s a list of delicious cucumber recipes. […]


Tuesday 26th of June 2018

What a great list, and so many thing I'd never even considered! Thanks for putting this together, we have a bumper crop of cucumbers in the garden this year.