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Deliciously Crunchy and Quick Marinated Cucumbers with Spices

These marinated cucumbers make the perfect, healthy afternoon snack. They come together quickly and so easily. If you love cucumbers, you’ll go crazy for this recipe!


I think we’re all running around these days looking for healthy recipes to add to our routines. Not like maniacs of course. But with all the information right at our fingertips, we’re always searching for recipes that are quick and easy, but also healthy. Recipes that call for more whole foods and less of that processed stuff.

Because sometimes, plain raw fruits and vegetables can get boring. Especially for the little ones in our homes. Don’t worry. I’ve got something for you.

This recipe takes cucumbers to the next level. By adding a few ingredients and letting the cucumbers marinate in them, you get a wonderful dish that makes the perfect starter, side, or snack.

All you need is 8 simple ingredients to make these marinated cucumbers. And I bet you’ve already got a majority of them at home.

So what do you marinate your cucumbers in?

Salt and pepper. Of course. Have you ever dipped cucumbers in just salt and pepper? Yummy!

EVOO. It adds the perfect taste.

White vinegar. Don’t worry. This won’t be overbearing. It adds just the right amount of acidity.

Sugar. It balances everything out quite nicely.

Garlic. For an earthy taste. And honestly, adding garlic almost always makes everything better.

Dill. For freshness.

Toss these ingredients around with your sliced cucumbers and let it all sit for about 20 minutes.

Voila! You’ve got easy, delicious, and quickly marinated cucumbers that everyone will enjoy.


I love cucumber recipes! Here are some more of my favorites:

This Simple Asian Cucumber Salad with Cilantro and Honey has all of the tasty flavors combined with cucumbers.

A Pineapple Cucumber Red Pepper Salsa makes a great summer dip!


Deliciously Crunchy and Quick Marinated Cucumbers with Spices

If you have too many cucumbers from your summer harvest, they would be perfect marinated! Enjoy with your favorite dish or alone!
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Course: Salad
Cuisine: Russian
Allergy: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Nut Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Total Time: 20 minutes
Calories: 48kcal



  • 2 lb cucumbers, small, cut into long quarters
  • ½ Tbsp salt, plus ½ tsp, or to taste
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ½ Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ Tbsp white vinegar
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 handful fresh dill, chopped, optional


  • Wash cucumbers, and snip off the ends of each one.
    2 lb cucumbers,
  • Slice each cucumber into fours horizontally.
  • Place sliced cucumbers into a large bowl.
  • Add to the sliced cucumbers: salt, black pepper, oil, white vinegar, sugar, minced garlic, and chopped dill
    ½ Tbsp salt,, ¼ tsp black pepper, ½ Tbsp extra virgin olive oil, ½ Tbsp white vinegar, ½ tsp sugar, 2 cloves garlic,, 1 handful fresh dill,
  • Add another ½ teaspoon salt or to your taste.
    ½ Tbsp salt,
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 48kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 877mg | Potassium: 318mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 183IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1mg
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