Olivier Salad is a famous Russian potato salad eaten on various occasions. Filling, hearty, and comforting!
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
Total Time 45minutes
1lb (450g)potatoes, unpeeled
½lb (225g)carrots, unpeeled
½lb (225g)bologna or ham, diced
½lb (225g)fresh cucumber, peeled, diced
½lb (225g)pickles, diced
¼lb (115g)red onion, chopped
¼lb (115g)chives, chopped
1handful parsley, chopped
115 oz or 440mlcan sweet peas, drained
2heaping tablespoonssour cream
salt and pepper, to taste
In a pot, covered, on a low heat, boil the potatoes and carrots for 30 minutes, until a knife pierces through without resistance. Hard-boil the eggs.
When cool enough, peel and dice the potatoes, carrots, and eggs.
Add all the ingredients except the peas to a bowl and mix well. Now add the peas. Give a taste and adjust the seasonings, if needed. The salad can last up to a week in the fridge. Enjoy!
1. You can use only pickles instead of combining fresh cucumber + pickles. 2. Bologna or ham can be substituted with chicken or other meat. 3. The dressing can be made only with mayo or only with sour cream for a healthier version.