Russian Salad/ Olivier Salad

A hearty and comforting salad, made with pantry staples like eggs, potatoes and carrots. It’s a traditional dish in the Russian cuisine and commonly known as Olivye. A creamy and colourful salad, perfect for a party or celebration.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 Potato (boiled & peeled)
  • 4 Hard boiled eggs (diced)
  • 1/2 cup Carrot (boiled & peeled)
  • 1/2 cup Green Peas
  • 1 Green scallion (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup Cucumber (diced)
  • 1 Apple (peeled)
  • 3 Baby pickles/ Gherkins (cubed)
  • 3-4 tbsp Fresh dill (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt/ Sour cream
  • 1/2 cup Mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper

METHOD

  • Dice all ingredients into bite size pieces. Add dressing and use a spatula to fold all ingredients together.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with fresh dill. 
  • Cover the salad and chill for at least one hour or overnight to allow the flavors to come together before serving.


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