Persian Cucumbers Delivery or Pickup
The Instacart guide to Persian cucumber products
Cucumbers are a fascinating piece of produce. Technically a fruit but treated as a vegetable, cucumbers thrive in tropical and temperate conditions all around the world. Persian cucumbers are one of the most delicious and versatile cucumber varieties. You needn't travel to the Middle East to find them, though. Shop for Persian cucumbers via Instacart and have these exotic treats delivered to your door in as little as 2 hours!
You'll recognize Persian cucumbers by their squat, cylindrical shape. They measure roughly four to six inches and have very few seeds. As their dark green skin is thin, you can eat them with the skin or peel them. They taste sweet and have an appealing crunchy texture.
You can snack on cucumbers as they are or use them as an ingredient in the following ways:
- Sliced raw through a salad.
- Raw and chopped finely in a salsa.
- Added to sushi rolls.
- Cooked into a stir fry.
- Pickled and used as a garnish or side dish.
- Marinated and stirred through noodle and rice dishes or used as a topper for chicken or seafood.
- Juiced and used in a cocktail, green juice, or popsicle.
Nutritionists celebrate the many health benefits of cucumbers. Persian cucumbers are:
- Great for hydration, as they contain roughly 95% water.
- Low in calories and fat for weight loss and maintenance.
- Low in cholesterol for lower blood pressure and control of diabetes.
- Low in sodium to lower blood pressure and improve heart health.
- Packed with natural anti-inflammatories.
- Full of soluble fiber, which aids digestion and helps you feel full.
- Packed with lignans which boost immunity and reduce the risk of several cancers.
- High in antioxidants for heart health.
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