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What to do with CUCUMBERS?

Everyone, at one time or another, struggles with that age old question of what to do for dinner. You check the fridge, scan the pantry but still come up blank. At our house, we have cucumbers in our refrigerator at all times. We enjoy them as a quick snack, I add them to my margaritas and dice them in salads. But there is so much more that can be done with them! Here are 48 delicious ways that will answer the question “what to do with cucumbers?” for the last time. You’ll find everything from appetizers to cocktails to desserts! Be sure to pin your favorites so you’ll have them whenever the cucumber mood strikes.

APPETIZERS

1. Cucumber-Dill Canapés

Cucumber-Dill Canapés - simple, pretty and delicious! We've answered the question " What to do with cucumbers? " The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Cooking on the Weekends

2. Thai Beef Salad Cucumber Bites

Thai Beef Salad Cucumber Bites! We've answered the question " What to do with cucumbers? " The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Adore Foods

3. Salmon Cucumber Rolls

Salmon Cucumber Rolls - We've answered the question " What to do with cucumbers? " The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at eat spin run repeat

4. Poached Salmon with Cucumber “Scales”

Poached Salmon with Cucumber "Scales" - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at The View from Great Island

5. Strawberry Cucumber Salad Cups

Strawberry Cucumber Salad Cups - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Some the Wiser

6. Blackened Shrimp with Crispy Cucumbers

Blackened Shrimp with Crispy Cucumbers! We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at The Wicked Noodle

7. Cucumber Bites with Salmon Mousse

Cucumber Bites with Salmon Mousse! We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Food Done Light

8. Cucumber Kiwi Salsa

Cucumber Kiwi Salsa - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Turnip the Oven

9. Layered Greek Hummus

Healthy Greek Hummus Dip - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at The Wicked Noodle

10. Creamy Cucumber Dip

Creamy Cucumber Dip - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Cook with Manali

11. 6-ingredient Spring Rolls

6-Ingredient Spring Rolls - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at leelalicious

COCKTAILS

12. Cucumber Margarita

Cucumber Margarita - simple and refreshing! We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at The Wicked Noodle

13. Grapefruit Cucumber Paloma

Grapefruit Cucumber Paloma - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Turnip the Oven

14. Cucumber Caipirinha Cocktail

Cucumber Caipirinha Cocktail - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Veggie Desserts

15. Cucumber and Elderflower Collins

Cucumber and Elderflower Collins - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at delicious everyday

16. Spicy Cucumber Cocktail

Spicy Cucumber Cocktail - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Chili Pepper Madness

17. Spicy Cucumber Kiwi Margarita

Spicy Cucumber Kiwi Margarita - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Garlic + Zest

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18. Greek Yogurt Green Smoothie

Greek Yogurt Green Smoothie - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Green Healthy Cooking

19. Cucumber Mint Cooler

Cucumber Mint Cooler - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Roti ‘n Rice

20. Cucumber Doogh: Afghan Yogurt Drink

Cucumber Doogh: Afghan Yogurt Drink - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Rhubarbarians

21. Green Aid

Green Aid - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Eating by Elaine

22. Cucumber Lemonade

Cucumber Lemonade - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Luci’s Morsels

Soups, Salads, Sandwiches & More

23. Cucumber Buttermilk Soup

Cucumber Buttermilk Soup - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Turnip the Oven

24. Asian Cucumber Carrot Salad

Asian Cucumber Carrot Salad - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at The Culinary Compass

25. Chilled Cucumber Avocado Soup

Chilled Cucumber Avocado Soup - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at The Skinny Pot

26. Chicken Souvlaki Pizza

Chicken Souvlaki Pizza - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Nutmeg Nanny

27. Easy Chicken Gyros with Greek Feta Sauce

Easy Chicken Gyros with Greek Feta Sauce - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Peas & Crayons

28. Cucumber Noodle Prawn and Mango Salad

Cucumber Noodle Prawn and Mango Salad - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at My Food Story

29. Asian Crab and Avocado Spiralized Cucumber Salad

Asian Crab and Avocado Sprialized Cucumber Salad - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Cotter Crunch

30. Sun-Dried Tomato and Kale Pasta Salad

Sun-Dried Tomato and Kale Pasta Salad - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at 3 Yummy Tummies

31. Chicken, Cucumbers and Sweet Peppers Salad

Chicken, Cucumbers and Sweet Peppers Salad - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Sidewalk Shoes

32. Tomato Cucumber Avocado Salad

Tomato Cucumber Avocado Salad - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Peas & Crayons

33. Cucumber Pomegranate Salad

Cucumber Pomegranate Salad - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Scrambled Chefs

34. Avocado Tuna Salad Sushi Bowls

Avocado Tuna Salad Sushi Bowls - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Cotter Crunch

35. Asian Sesame Cucumber Salad

Asian Sesame Cucumber Salad - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Will Cook for Friends

36. Spiralized Asian Quinoa Salad with Peanut Dressing

Spiralized Asian Quinoa Salad with Peanut Dressing - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Emilie Eats

37. Hot and Sweet Cucumber Salad

Hot and Sweet Cucumber Salad - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at The Kitchen Girl

38. Falafel Tahini Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce

Falafel Tahini Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Natural Girl

39. Summer Salad with Herbed Ricotta and Balsamic Vinaigrette

Summer Salad with Herbed Ricotta and Balsamic Vinaigrette - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Jo Cooks

40. Roasted Chickpea Salad

Roasted Chickpea Salad - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Emilie Eats

41. Cucumber, Melon and Avocado Salad

Cucumber, Melon and Avocado Salad - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at eat spin run repeat

42. Creamy Cucumber Pasta Salad

Creamy Cucumber Pasta Salad - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Spend with Pennies

43. Chicken Shawarma with Yogurt Sauce

Chicken Shawarma with Yogurt Sauce - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Baking Mischief

44. Quick Cucumber Kimchi

- We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at hapa nom nom

45. Greek Pork Souvlaki with Tzatziki Sauce

Greek Pork Souvlaki with Tzatziki Sauce - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at supergolden bakes

46. Tabbouleh Salad

Tabbouleh Salad - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at Jo Cooks

Desserts!

47. Honeydew, Cucumber and Elderflower Sorbet

Honeydew, Cucumber and Elderflower Sorbet - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at delicious everyday

48. Cucumber Lime Mint Paletas (Popsicles)

Cucumber Lime Mint Paletas (Popsicles) - We've answered the question "What to do with cucumbers?" The ULTIMATE list including appetizers, soups, salads, sides and more!
Get the recipe at A Saucy Kitchen

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Riya

Wednesday 22nd of January 2020

Hey its a nice collection of cucumber dishes.. You can try cucumber raita ( cucumber yogurt mix ).. It tastes too good..

Jenn via Peas and Crayons

Friday 24th of June 2016

Thanks for featuring my avocado cucumber salad darling! LOVE all these tasty and healthy ideas!

Kristy Bernardo

Thursday 30th of June 2016

My pleasure, lady!! xo

Valentina

Friday 24th of June 2016

Wow -- all of these are such beautiful presentations & look so divine!Many thanks for including my cucumber dill canapés! :-)

Kristy Bernardo

Thursday 30th of June 2016

You're welcome, Valentina! Thanks for letting me share :)

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