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Cucumber


Cucumbers are a vegetable related to a gourd. Most are thin skinned and juicy with a crisp texture and a delicate flavor. There are hundreds of varieties of cucumbers. Use sliced thin in salads or make into a refreshing soup. Small varieties of cucumbers are used to make pickles.
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Substitute for cucumber

Japanese OR English cucumber

Equivalents

1 small to medium   =   1 cup chopped
1lb = 2 1/2 to 3 cups peeled, sliced/chopped, or 2 medium

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Nutrition Facts
(USDA#11205)
Serving Size
1 cup slices (104 grams)
Calories
16
Total Fat
0g
  Saturated Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
Sodium
2mg
Potassium
153mg
Total Carbohydrates
4g
  Dietary Fiber
1g
  Sugars
2g
Protein
1g
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muffinman
11/30/2012
Cumber and mint raita. 250ml natural yoghurt 1/2 cucumber,grated or finely chopped large handful mint leaves,chopped large pinch salt 1/2-1 green chilli,de-seeded and finely chopped(optional)


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