Authentic Recipes: Russian Salad aka Olivie (great salad for hot weather days).
Growing up in the Ukraine, this was one of our irreplaceable vegetable recipes, a perfect holiday dish, as well as hot weather food. It's filling, it's delicious, and it never goes to waste in our house. Some add corn, apple or chopped onion into it, but the main ingredients are listed below. You are welcome to experiment on your own. Believe me, there is nothing like a plate of Olivie on a hot summer day!
1 cup of boiled, cubed potatoes
1 cup of boiled, chopped carrots
1 cup of canned peas
1 cup of cubed pickles
1 cup of cooked, cubed, chicken white meat (can be substituted for hotdog)
5 cubed hardboiled eggs
3 tbsp of chopped chives or dill
3 tbsp of mayonase
salt and pepper to taste!
Mix, cool in the fridge, enjoy with a slice of good bread!