Russian Style Salad(Salat Olivier)

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Sharon123

This is a popular cold dish in Russia, but was actually crated by a Frenchman, Monsieur Olivier, at his Moscow restaurant, L'Ermitage, in the late 1800's. He then went on to cook for Russia's last czar, Nicholas ll. The original recipe called for 6-8 oz. chicken,diced, but I have left it out, to make this vegetarian. Feel free to add the chicken back in, if you like!

Top Review by tvincelli

Very cool and refreshing with fun pops of flavors. I realized I was out of mayo after everything else was ready to go, so I just subbed sour cream. Turned out just fine.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place the potatoes and carrots into a medium saucepan, cover with cold water, and gently boil over medium heat until tender, about 30 minutes for the potato and 20 minutes for the carrots.
  2. Move vegetables as done to a plate and let cool completely.
  3. Discard cooking water.
  4. Peel the potato and carrots and cut each into 1/4" dice.
  5. Transfer vegetables to a large bowl.
  6. Add onions, cucumbers, pickles, peas, eggs, dill, paarsley, mayonnaise, and vinegar to the bowl and stir until well combined.
  7. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  8. Cover and refrigerate until well chilled.
  9. Adjust seasonings.
  10. Transfer to a serving dish. Enjoy!

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