Recipe by lovefullofpie
"This is a recipe my mom and grandmother use every time there's a family gathering or a special occasion. To make this a vegetarian dish just leave out the ham. Potatoes, carrots, and eggs do not have to be chilled completely after boiling. Dill can be substituted for parsley if desired."
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carrot, or more to taste
pickles, cut into cubes
1 (15 ounce) can
cubed fully cooked ham, or to taste
chopped fresh parsley, or to taste
mayonnaise, or to taste
I'm an American living in Moscow, and this is THE recipe for inviting a Russian in for the New Year's holidays. (the first week of January) I usually see it with dill instead of parsley. One can use sour cream instead of mayo, or in combination, although my Russian friends all state emphatically that one must use... well, some say sour cream, others say mayo, others say a combination. I usually add a bit of raw onion, chopped, and substitute a fresh cuc for one of the pickles, but all that's optional.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Authentic Russian Salad 'Olivye'
Serving Size: 1/10 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 111
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