Tricia’s Cool Uses for Cucumbers

With a larger family of five children from preschool to high school, I am all the time looking for new ways to eat healthy and fill tummies!

Tricia's Cool Use for Cucumbers at $5 Dinners

Thanks to our small, square foot garden, we’ve enjoyed large amounts of cucumbers. We are eating cucumbers in all kinds of ways for lunches and sides for suppers and I’ll share them below.

Cucumbers as dippers with hummus

Cucumber Dippers – With homemade hummus (my way of saving big bucks in the hummus economy). Savings with homemade hummus.

Cucumbers as finger sandwiches

Cucumbers as finger sandwiches – yes, even with pimento cheese!

Plus these long-time favorite ways:

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Cucumber Dippers

Yield – 8 servings

Preparation Time – 5 minutes

Cooking Time – 0 minutes


  • One, large cucumber
  • Favorite dip, topping


  • Slice your cucumber.
  • Serve with your favorite dip.
  • It’s as simple as that!

How do you like your cucumbers?

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