Rosolli - Finnish Beetroot Salad

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by stormylee

A colourful, traditional Christmas salad. This recipe comes from the Häme area and is all vegetarian - some versions of this salad also include herring! You can use pickled beetroot instead of boiled if you prefer.

Top Review by Mia in Germany

Wonderful beetroot salad! I used Greek sheep's yoghurt instead of the heavy crem, and it was perfect. Thanks for sharing!
Made for PAC Fall 2012

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil beetroots, carrots and potatoes in separate pots, in their skins, until just cooked. Let cool, peel and chop.
  2. Chop gherkin and peeled apples.
  3. Mince onion.
  4. Layer ingredients in a bowl, starting and finishing with beetroot. Sprinkle a little bit of salt and white pepper on each layer.
  5. Mix ingredients when the salad is on the table, ready to serve.
  6. To make dressing: whip cream until thickened (it should be not be stiff!) and mix in the rest of the ingredients. Serve on the side.

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