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Nordic Herring Salad

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This Nordic Herring Salad has a great blend of flavors associated with it. The directions to prepare this Nordic Herring Salad works towards enhancing the taste of this dish. You should be trying this today!
  Potatoes 2 Medium
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Herring bits and pieces in wine sauce 16 Ounce (1 Jar)
  Granny smith apple 1 Medium
  Dill pickle 1 Medium
  Olive oil/Salad oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  White wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Heavy cream/Whipping cream 2 Tablespoon
  Prepared mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped dill 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Green onion curls 3
  Canned diced beets 8 Ounce (1 Can)

1. In 3-quart saucepan over high heat, heat un-peeled potatoes and enough water to cover to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 25 to 30 minutes, until potatoes are fork-tender. Drain. Cool potatoes until easy to handle. Peel; cut potatoes into 1/2-inch chunks.
2. Meanwhile, drain herring. Cut apple into 1/2-inch chunks; dice pickle.
3. Prepare dressing: In large bowl, with wire whisk or fork, mix olive oil, wine vinegar, heavy cream, mustard, and salt. Add potatoes, herring, apples, pickle, and dill to dressing; gently toss to mix well. Cover and refrigerate salad at least 1 hour to blend flavors.
4. While salad is chilling, hard-cook eggs and make Green-Onion Curls.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1832 Calories from Fat 986

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 108 g165.9%

Saturated Fat 25.8 g129.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 842.2 mg280.7%

Sodium 4480.3 mg186.7%

Total Carbohydrates 153 g50.8%

Dietary Fiber 17.3 g69.3%

Sugars 73.9 g

Protein 63 g126.4%

Vitamin A 58.1% Vitamin C 156.1%

Calcium 22% Iron 60.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Nordic Herring Salad Recipe