Cucumber: The Main Ingredient Of Delicious Dishes

Cucumbers are a great way to add freshness, nutritional benefits, and variety to any dish. Here are five delicious dishes where cucumbers take center stage as the main ingredient.

1. Cucumber Sushi: This tasty vegan sushi rolls can be made with just a few simple ingredients, including cucumbers, rice, avocado and pickled ginger. Wrap everything up in nori sheets and enjoy!

2. Cucumber Salad: This classic dish is light and refreshing, perfect for summer barbecues or as a side to any meal. Simply combine chopped cucumbers, tomatoes, onion, and feta cheese with a light vinaigrette dressing.

3. Cucumber Sandwiches: Make cucumbers the star of your lunchtime sandwich. Slice up some cucumbers and layer them on whole wheat bread with cream cheese, dill weed and diced bell peppers for an easy and healthy snack.

4. Cucumber Soup: Take a break from the usual potato or tomato soup with this light and refreshing cucumber soup. Simmer cucumbers, stock, cream, garlic and dill in a pot until smooth and creamy before adding a dollop of sour cream for even more flavor.

5. Cucumber Gazpacho: This cool and tangy soup is a delicious summer dish. Start by blending together cucumbers, tomatoes, bell peppers, garlic, olive oil and red wine vinegar in a food processor. Serve it cold with a sprinkle of parsley for an added flavor boost.