Cucumbers, or also known as Cucumis Sativus, is a long green vegetable that is related to pickles. This vegetable is a great texture adder if you are looking for just that little something to make your pasta better than ever. Cut it up into thin slices, or into cubes it will go great with anything. Although some people would rather skin the cucumber before eating it, either way you are sure to feel your taste buds leap off your tongue as they taste this deliciously smooth treat. A great dish to add these cucumbers in would be a pasta salad, as it is sure to bring our your cucumbers smooth taste and make the pasta pop.