September 13, 2010

"Olivier" ("Olivie") Salad

Olivier Olivie Salad
This salad is also called "Olivie" or "Russian Potato Salad".

Out of the numerous people who tried this salad, I don't know anyone who didn't absolutely love it! This dish is hearty and delicious, and it is just perfect for any celebration or holiday!

  • 3-4 potatoes
  • 1-2 carrots
  • 4 eggs
  • 6-7 pickles
  • 1 can of peas
  • Imitation crabmeat ~8 oz (200 g)
  • Mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Put potatoes (with skin) and carrots together into one pot.
  2. Add enough water to cover the vegetables and bring to a boil.
  3. Cook until tender when tested with a knife (about 15-20 minutes).
  4. In another pot, cook the eggs (about 10 minutes).
  5. When cool enough, peel the potatoes, carrot, and eggs.
  6. Cut the potatoes, carrots, eggs, pickles, and crabmeat; add to a large mixing bowl.
  7. Drain and add the peas.
  8. Add enough mayonnaise (until desired consistency) and salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Mix well and serve. ENJOY!


Anonymous said...

I tried this recipe, and I must say that this is the most delicious salad I have ever had!

Maxim Timofeev said...

Best salad ever!