10 Crunchy Cucumber Recipes

10 Crunchy Cucumber Recipes

The crunch is trending! Everything from bell peppers slathering with cream cheese to carrots dipped in classic mustard. There’s something extra special about the right kind of afternoon pick-me-up that includes a crunch.

Today, we’re sharing bites that have that same satisfaction and can be used for snacks, appetizers, or your favorite addition to your family’s brunch potluck this weekend. Take a look at these 10 crunchy cucumber recipes and let us know which ends up being your go-to.

Everything Bagel Cucumber Bites

Everything Bagel Cucumber Bites

These bites are simply made with cream cheese and homemade “Everything But the Bagel” seasoning. You can pipe them to look pretty for your brunch set up – or slather when you’re in a pinch for time and want a quick, low-carb snack.

Nutritional Info: Calories 93 | Calories from Fat 71 | Fat 7.9g 12% | Carbohydrates 2.7g 1% | Fiber 0.4g2% | Protein 1.5g 3%

Find this recipe here: All Day I Dream About Food

Mexican Cucumbers

Mexican Cucumbers

Cucumber, lime, and chile come together to make quite the satisfying toss up. It’s a twist on Mexican fruit salad and you will absolutely want seconds – or even thirds of this treat. The best part is that there’s no shame attached to eating it!

Nutritional Info: Calories 26 | Sodium 25mg 1% | Potassium 230mg 7% | Carbohydrates 5g 2% | Fiber 1g 4% | Sugar 2g 2% | Protein 1g 2% | Vitamin A 510IU 10% | Vitamin C 9.7mg 12% | Calcium 27mg

Find this recipe here: Thrift and Spice

Dilly Bites

dilly bites

 

Add a bit of dill to your cucumber party! Top your bites with dill-infused cream cheese and a fresh bit of tomato finish it off. This is such a great addition to your shower celebration or Sunday tea with the gals.

Nutritional Info: N/A

Find this recipe here: Flying on Jess Fuel

Smoked Salmon Cucumber Rolls

Smoked Salmon Cucumber Rolls

We’re rolling up some thin slices of cucumber with this recipe so there will be less of a crunch. No worries though, that doesn’t mean any of the flavor has been left out of the mix. There’s a video to follow for this recipe – making it even easier to make it happen in your kitchen!

Nutritional Info: Calories: 30kcal | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 46mg | Potassium: 28mg | Vitamin A: 110IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 0.1mg

Find this recipe here: Simply Home Cooked

Cucumber Bites with Pickled Ginger & Hummus

Cucumber Bites with Pickled Ginger & Hummus

There’s some good protein topping off these bites. Instead of cream cheese, your cucumber rounds are topped with some hummus and a bit of pickled ginger for a unique – yet satisfying – snack break. And you can go with any type of hummus you’d like – from original to garlicky herb to roasted red pepper!

Nutritional Info: Serving: 4 pieces | Calories: 182 kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12.3g | Saturated Fat: 2.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Sodium: 669mg | Fiber: 2.4g | Sugar: 2g

Find this recipe here: The Lemon Bowl

Asian Cucumber Salad

Asian Cucumber Salad

You can whip this crunch-worthy salad up so easily and with just five ingredients. It’s low calorie, full of flavor, and includes a personal favorite – soy sauce! It is such a great side dish to so many meals and packs nicely for weekday lunches.

Nutritional Info: N/A

Find this recipe here: Gutom Girl

Stuffed Cucumber Bites (with cream cheese & walnuts)

Stuffed Cucumber Bites (with cream cheese & walnuts)

Yes, there are a million different ways to stuff your cucumbers. And cream cheese is a wonderful go-to. This pairing though is one of the best and evokes the feelings of fall so nicely. Those bitter walnuts play so well with the ease of a great smear.

Nutritional Info: Serving: 1Total Recipe | Calories: 414 kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 38g | Fiber: 3g

Find this recipe here: Divalicious Recipes

Peanut Butter & Seaweed Cucumber Snacks

Peanut Butter & Seaweed Cucumber Snacks

 

Okay, okay, we know this one sounds a little too innovative. But, trust us before you scroll through to the next. This works! We promise. Just think of it as an elevated and more sophisticated version of peanut butter and celery.

Nutritional Info: N/A

Find this recipe here: Annie Chun’s

Spicy Tuna with Cucumber

Spicy Tuna with Cucumber

If you’re already a fan of tuna, then you’ll want to bookmark this recipe. It’s just another way to enjoy this lean protein and find another low-carb, healthy snack to add to the pile. And it’s kicked up a notch with the right kind of heat!

Nutritional Info: Calories: 50 kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 38mg | Potassium: 121mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 469IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 10mgI | Iron: 1mg

Find this recipe here: All She Cooks

Avocado Goat Cheese Stuffed Cucumbers

Avocado Goat Cheese Stuffed Cucumbers

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