Sicilian cucumber Gr.500
Sicilian cucumber fresh, cultivated with passion and respect for nature. 100% genuine and healthy product. Perfect for making salads or preparation of tramezzini with vegetables. Bring to the table the simplicity and genuineness of our sicilian products.
- The price indicated corresponds to 500 gr. of product.
- Delivery in 24/72 hours within a cardboard box easily disposed of.
- The transport takes place by refrigerated means (with temperature between 4 and 8 degrees centigrade) so that the product arrives in perfect condition throughout Italy.
- Hand selected product: only of very first quality.
Continue reading below the characteristics of this fantastic Sicilian product.
The sicilian cucumber is mainly made of water, for 90% accuracy. It also contains vitamin A and C, important for many functions including to strengthen and maintain healthy skin, hair and mucosa, protect from infections lungs, increase immune defenses and are strong allies against stress. In addition, they contain a good amount of mineral salts such as potassium, sodium, calcium and phosphorus. They have very few calories, in fact they are ideal for hypocaloric and hypoglycemic diets (each 100 g cucumber contains only 13 calories). Thanks to tartaric acid present in cucumber, carbohydrates taken with diet do not turn into fats. Great for those who want to lose weight!
Properties and benefits of Sicilian Cetrioli
Discover all the secrets of this fabulous product!
ll cucumber being rich in vitamin C, K and mineral salts, if mixed with organic lemon juice (and honey) has astringent and clearing action on skin spots!
It helps to improve the elasticity of the skin and to uniform its color, eliminating darker areas.
The cucumber is recommended to people who have to follow a diet of draining, purifying and detoxifying type.
If you are allergic to cucumber obviously avoid taking it.
The cucumber can also be digestible and is not recommended for those suffering from poor digestion.
It is also rich in non-soluble fibers and we do not recommend for those suffering from irritable colon.
Nutritional values and calories
It is perfect for hypocaloric diets in fact contains about 12-13 kcal every 100 grams of product! They refresh and grace the great amount of water, they quench.
Rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory substances, cucumbers counteract free radicals, help keep blood pressure in normal and have a beneficial effect on blood sugar.
Cucumber in salad
- 2 cucumbers
- 1 carrot
- 10 cherry tomatoes
- 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
- green olives
- tuna or mackerel
- apple vinegar q.b.
- salt and pepper q.b.
Peel the cucumbers and cut them into thin slices. Clean the carrots, cut them to the julienne and cut the tomatoes in half. In a bowl prepare the dressing with evo oil, apple vinegar and basil. Put in a salad bowl cucumbers, rocket, tomatoes and carrots, olives, add the dressing, a pinch of salt and stir gently. Finally add the tuna or mackerel or goat cheese cut into cubes. Your cucumber salad is ready to be served.