Pounded and Rubbed Cucumbers

Pounded and Rubbed Cucumbers

You just need a minute to make this easy cucumber dish. You don't even need a knife. You can make it after your husband comes home, or even to serve with drinks.

Ingredients: 1 whole cucumber worth

1 teaspoon
Grated white sesame seeds
2 teaspoons
Bonito flakes
1 handful
Plastic bag


1. Pound the cucumber with a rolling pin. Pound hard!
2. Break the cucumber into bite-sized pieces as you put it in a plastic bag.
3. Add miso and sesame. Rub gently. When it's mixed thoroughly, add the bonito flakes, mix, and it's done.

Story Behind this Recipe

I love cucumbers. I wanted something green on the dinner table, and this is what I was able to make quickly.