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.
|Boiled Potatoes||4 medium-sized|
|Boiled Carrots||2 large|
|Boiled Peas||1 cup|
|Black Pepper||To taste|
- 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.