Cucumbers

Cucumber Facts:

Cucumbers are a member of the gourd family and are the fruit of a creeping vine. Cucumbers are usually more than 90% water. Cucumbers contain many nutrients, including pantothenic acid, magnesium, and vitamin C.

Shopping and Storage Tips:

  • Choose firm, well-shaped cucumbers with dark green colors. Try to find cucumbers that are heavy for their size.
  • Refrigerate in a plastic bag for up to 1 week.

Recipes:

Fennel Cucumber Salsa

Cucumber and black-eyed pea salad

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