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WA Grown Food Kit For Cucumbers

Whether serving them sliced fresh for your salad bar, putting them up as pickles, or including them in an entree, this warm-weather crop has a moist cooling taste, lending merit to the phrase "cool as a cucumber".  "Cool as a cucumber" isn't just a catchy phrase. The inner temperature of a cucumber can be up to 20 degrees cooler than the outside air. No wonder these are such a summertime favorite!

For more fun facts and nutrition information, check out the Nutrition Facts page, with information gathered from heartofwashington.com and fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov.

 


School Recipes

  • Cucumber Salad
  • Veggie Wrap with Cucumbers
  • Black Bean & Corn Salsa
  • Salad Noodle Wraps
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Child Care Recipes

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Nutrition Facts

The green color of cucumber skin indicates it is a great source of chlorophyll, which is a valuable phytonutrient.

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