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Simple and Refreshing Seasonal Asian Pear and Cucumber Salad

Simple and Refreshing Seasonal Asian Pear and Cucumber Salad

Asian pears are great as-is, but can also be used in cooking. This is a side dish with refreshing pears and cucumbers.

Ingredients: 2 or more servings

Asian pear
1/2
Cucumber
1
Salt
1/2 teaspoon
Mayonnaise
1 tablespoon
Black pepper
a pinch (optional)
Lemon juice
a few drops (optional)

Steps

1. Slice the cucumbers 1 mm thick, lightly rub with salt, then drain the excess water.
2. Slice the pears 2 mm thick, then into bite sizes. Mix the pear and cucumber slices in a bowl and toss with mayonnaise.
3. Sprinkle with black pepper and lemon juice and it's ready to serve.

Story Behind this Recipe

I made this when I didn't have an appetite.
Use this recipe with apples, pears, or persimmons for a tasty seasonal salad. It's also tasty with the juice that comes out of the fruit after chilling it in the fridge.