EASY + YUMMY

Smashed Cucumber Recipe

Between us adults, this recipe is wonderful because it exposes your little one to cucumbers in new and different ways. This is a proven strategy to get kids to try new things. The smashing also feels therapeutic. 

For all new foods and foods your kid may not love (yet) exposure is key. Touching, chopping, smashing all count. 

Warning: recipe is delicious and very easy!

Step 1 Wash your hands with soap and water

Wash your hands with soap and water

Step 2 Zebra-peel 8 mini cucumbers and cut in small pieces.

Zebra-peel 8 mini cucumbers and cut in small pieces.

Step 3 Put cucumbers in a bag and smash responsibly

Put cucumbers in a bag and smash responsibly

Step 4 Whisk 2 tsp sugar, 1 tsp salt, 1 ½ tbsp rice vinegar, 2 tsp sesame oil and 2 tsp soy sauce

Whisk 2 tsp sugar, 1 tsp salt, 1 ½ tbsp rice vinegar, 2 tsp sesame oil and 2 tsp soy sauce

Step 5 Combine cucumbers and sauce

Combine cucumbers and sauce

Step 6 Serve with sesame seed sprinkles

Serve with sesame seed sprinkles