Russian Salad

Hi everyone! I'm Debora and welcome to the GialloZafferano kitchen. Today we'll be preparing "Russian Salad" -- a starter that can be prepared in many ways. We'll make a very simple version to which you can add whatever different ingredients you like best


Peas 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Mayonnaise 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Gherkins 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) , dice
Potatoes 1 Pound , dice
Carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs) , dice
Eggs 2 , boil
Salt and pepper To Taste
Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
Vinegar 1 Teaspoon



1. Hard boil the eggs and slice them, set aside

2. Dice the carrots, potatoes and gherkins, set aside.


3. Boil the peas in boiling salted water and in another pot boil the potatoes and carrots, do not over boil only al dente.

4. Once done drain and add all the vegetables in a large bowl, add the gherkins, vinegar, oil and salt and pepper to taste, mix everything whole the vegetables are warm.

5. Add the mayonnaise and mix everything well, for an interesting presentation, transfer the Russian salad in a bowl which is lined with foil.

6. Level the salad with a back of the spoon and cover it with foil and let it refrigerate for 1 hour.

7. Once done turn it out on the plate and decorate with hardboiled egg sliced and gherkins.


8. Serve the Russian salad along with some fried chicken.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 522Calories from Fat 414

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 46 g70.8%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 526 mg21.92%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.3%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet