Greenhouse baby cucumber (Lebanese)
- Mid-January to mid-October
Did you know that most people eat cucumbers raw, but have you ever tried them cooked? To add variety to your menu, prepare them like you would summer squash (sauteed, braised, etc.).
Did you know that a cucumber's nutritional elements are concentrated in the skin? Brushing the cucumber under water adds a little crunch to this refreshing vegetable. Why do without?
Do you know the nutritional value of field cucumber?
Per 125ml (½ cup) of cooked vegetable:
Energy: 10kcal; Carbohydrates: 3g; Fibre: 1g
Vitamin K: 15% of RDI (good source of Vitamin K)
Zinc: 15% of RDI (good source of zinc)