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Exquisite Russian Delight: Decadent Olivier Salad

Olivier Salad

About the Dish:

Olivier Salad, also known as Russian Salad, is a traditional Russian dish that is widely popular and loved around the world. It is a hearty and delicious salad that is typically made with boiled potatoes, carrots, pickles, peas, and eggs, all mixed together in a creamy mayonnaise dressing. This salad is perfect for parties, potlucks, or as a side dish for any meal. It is not only tasty but also very nutritious, as it contains a good balance of carbohydrates, proteins, and healthy fats from the various ingredients. The combination of flavors and textures in Olivier Salad is truly delightful, making it a favorite among both kids and adults. Whether you enjoy it as a light lunch or as a refreshing side dish, Olivier Salad is sure to satisfy your taste buds.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Amount
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 85mg
Sodium 450mg
Total Carbohydrates 30g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 7g
Protein 10g


Ingredient Quantity
Boiled Potatoes 4 medium-sized
Boiled Carrots 2 large
Pickles 4
Boiled Peas 1 cup
Hard-boiled Eggs 4
Mayonnaise 1 cup
Salt To taste
Black Pepper To taste

Cooking Instructions:

  • Step 1: Start by preparing all the ingredients for the salad. Peel and dice the boiled potatoes and carrots into small cubes. Chop the pickles into small pieces. Set aside.
  • Step 2: In a large mixing bowl, combine the diced potatoes, carrots, pickles, boiled peas, and chopped hard-boiled eggs. Mix well to evenly distribute the ingredients.
  • Step 3: Add mayonnaise to the bowl and gently toss the salad until all the ingredients are coated with the creamy dressing. Season with salt and black pepper according to your taste.
  • Step 4: Once the salad is well-mixed and seasoned, cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld together and the salad to chill.
  • Step 5: Serve the Olivier Salad chilled as a side dish or as a main course. It pairs well with grilled meats, sandwiches, or can be enjoyed on its own as a light and refreshing meal.

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