Users' questions

Can I use cucumber instead of zucchini in soup?

Can I use cucumber instead of zucchini in soup?

You may also use cucumber as a substitute for zucchini in soups and stews. Keep in mind that you will lose the bitter flavor zucchinis bring into a dish.

What you can do with cucumbers?

10 Things to Do with a Cucumber

  • Get Souped Up. Cold Cucumber Soup is bliss on hot summer nights.
  • Make Quick Pickles, Real Quick. Do you have four seconds?
  • Drink Up.
  • Cool Down.
  • Pack a Picnic Salad.
  • Give Them the Zoodle Treatment.
  • Pile Them on Pizza.
  • Make Tzatziki Sauce.

Can we cook cucumbers?

Trust us. We eat a lot of cucumbers stateside, most often served raw and crunchy to impart a refreshing quality to a meal.

What is the difference between cucumber and zucchini?

Appearance. While alike to cucumber in shape and color, zucchini have woody stems at one end, and sometimes a flower on the other. Cut them open and both the zucchini and cucumber have seedy flesh, but the cucumber’s has a pale green tinge, while the zucchini’s is more of a creamy white.

What is zucchini in Tagalog?

There is no zucchini in Tagalog if you are pertaining to a long fruit belonging to squash family. I have neither seen one in groceries nor knew someone producing it although I have seen seeds being sold in supermarkets. Its nearest family however is Squash commonly known in Tagalog as “Kalabasa”!

What can I make with lots of cucumbers?

28 Delicious Ideas for Cucumbers so You Can Use Your Garden’s…

  • Cucumber Salad.
  • Try Some Spice.
  • Refrigerator Pickles.
  • Tuna Salad Cucumber Rolls.
  • Cucumber Lime Vodka Cooler.
  • Quick Cucumber Kimchi.
  • Tomato Cucumber Salad.
  • Cucumber Dill Cream Cheese Sandwiches.

Are cooked cucumbers good?

Whether you’re wanting to spice up a stir-fry dish or looking to for a different vegetable side for a recipe, cooked cucumbers are a delicious addition to any meal. Because they’re mostly water, cucumbers take on a different flavor profile depending on how you cook them and the other ingredients you mix in.

What happens if you boil cucumber?

Some people love baked and stir fried cucumber. But when cucumber is cooked it turns soft and you miss out the crunchy texture. Cooking will reduce the nutritional value of vegetables. Further Cucumber is so tender to cook.

Are cooked cucumbers healthy?

It’s high in beneficial nutrients, as well as certain plant compounds and antioxidants that may help treat and even prevent some conditions. Also, cucumbers are low in calories and contain a good amount of water and soluble fiber, making them ideal for promoting hydration and aiding in weight loss.