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Salad "Olivier" recipe

Salad Olivier is known all over the world, it is also called Russian salad in some countries. Olivie is a simple must on the New Year table, as well as on 8th of March and any other special event with family gatherings. Main difference in versions come from meat kinds - poultry, veal, beef or sausages.

5 ea potatoes
3 ea carrots
4 ea eggs
1 pound boiled meat
1/2 pound green peas
2-3 ea dill pickles (you can use fresh cucumbers)
salt to your taste
1/2 pound mayonnaise
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Boil potatoes and carrots in skin (it helps to keep vitamins), then cool them down and peel them. Boil eggs and boil meat. Chop potatoes, carrots, eggs, meat dill pickles into 1/2 inches squares. Add green peas and salt. Trust your own taste, everything must be in proportion. Stir mayonnaise only for the part of salad you are going to eat. It will be kept better without it. Mix the salad and refrigerate for a while. If you want your salad a little tender, mix a part of mayonnaise with an equal part of sour cream. Bon appetit!

Cuisine: Russian
Source: Olga's collection
Recipe category: Appetizers > Meat, Vegetable-Dishes > Other, Meat-Dishes > Beef

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