Cucumbers are perfect for summer snacks. In addition to their thin slices for canapés and sandwiches, you can prepare the original cucumber slices in the form of turnings or ribbons. These slices cook delicious cucumber rolls stuffed with crab sticks, cream cheese, seafood, rice, vegetables, herbs, meats and poultry. You can also prepare macaroni salad for which you will need 2 fresh cucumber, 2 kiwi, 10 arrows green onions and a small bunch of mint.
This salad goes well with steaks, chops or baked pork ribs.
Cucumbers and kiwi cut into small cubes, mix with chopped mint and onion, pour dressing of 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon grainy mustard, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, and season to taste with salt and pepper. Also from fresh cucumbers mixed with dill pickles, savory sauce that is perfect for toast, boiled potatoes, dumplings or roast. For its preparation you will need 5 small pickled cucumbers, 1 cucumber, 4 tablespoons sour cream, 2 cloves of garlic, 6 tablespoons of mayonnaise and any greens. Cucumbers RUB on a large grater, mix with mayonnaise, chopped garlic, sour cream, and parsley, squeeze excess juice and pour the sauce over the dish.
Cold cucumber soup
Very unusual and delicious dish of fresh cucumber is chilled cucumber soup. For its preparation necessary to take 1 kg of cucumbers, 200 grams of thick cream, 1 liter of vegetable broth, 200 ml 30%-nykh of cream, 1 tablespoon mustard, 3 cloves of garlic, 200 grams of smoked salmon, a bunch of greens and croutons. Thoroughly washed and peeled cucumber rubbed on a coarse grater, and to the broth add the cream, chopped mint, cream, herbs and mustard, mix all with a whisk.
To prepare a less calorie cucumber soup, should be removed from his recipe is the heavy cream.
Then in the future you need to soup add grated cucumbers and garlic passed through the press, stir the soup and put it in the fridge for a few hours. Before serving cold cucumber soup, it is administered in the whipped cream and garnish with croutons of diced fish. If desired, fresh cucumbers, you can do so much more tender and tastier, put out a small fire. In addition, cucumbers can be baked, fried, or stuffed, adding in different dishes.