This is another salad recipe that I want to share with everybody. The mayonnaise salad may be the simplest salad and probably everybody knows about it. However, I believe that someone out there might have never seen it. The first time I had this salad was in Kyrgyzstan, where Apa (my mother-in-law) use to prepare it as an accompaniment for her Kyrgyz-style fried macaroni.
We all know that vegetables are good for our health. Thus, it is important to add them into our daily meal. Salad is the simplest and quickest way to do that. Just add different kind of vegetables, squeeze a lemon juice, add olive oil and season with salt and pepper, and voila – a bowl of salad ready to be served.
Kyrgyz Salad is a simple combination of two main ingredients i.e. cucumber and tomatoes. Kyrgyz family mostly will serve this salad during summer as a side dish, to be eaten with Kyrgyz Plov or fried macaroni. If you add mayonnaise to the salad it will taste even better, you can enjoy as it is or a dip with fresh homemade bread. Continue reading “Kyrgyz Salad”