Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

German folklore says that eating herring at the stroke of midnight will bring luck in the new year. However, this can be eaten any time.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 ounces creamed herring fillets
  • 12 ounces pickled beets, drained and diced
  • 14 cup beet liquid
  • 4 ounces onions, diced
  • 1 apple, diced (crunchier the better)
  • capers (optional)


  1. Cut herring into small pieces and place in bowl with cream and onions.
  2. Add beets and apple.
  3. Mix until cream sauce is a rosy color.
  4. Add beet liquid and onions and blend.
  5. Add capers to taste.