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Russian Salad

Russian Salad



Course Salad
Cuisine Russian and Balkan
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 20 servings
Author Valerie Lugonja

Ingredients

Ingredients:

  • 400 grams or 2 cups ham , sliced into small cubes
  • 2 cups dill pickles , sliced into fine cubes (maybe 1/2 cup more)
  • 2 cups young sweet peas , frozen
  • 2 cups carrots , steamed until just fork tender, sliced into small cubes
  • 2 cups golden potatoes , steamed until just fork tender, sliced into small cubes
  • 400 grams mayonnaise (possibly more, to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper , to taste

Instructions

Instructions:

  1. Combine all ingredients, except mayonnaise
  2. Add 300 grams mayonnaise with salt and pepper; taste and adjust each as and if needed
  3. Most times, a little extra pickle is necessary for the sour-savory balance
  4. Chill for a few hours, or overnight, before serving