The simplest and tastiest Russian salad is made simply with diced peas, carrots and potatoes and homemade mayonnaise, but there are really many variations of Russian salad.Do not store avocado like this: it is dangerous.Russian salad simpler and tastier is simply prepared with peas, carrots and potatoes cut into cubes and homemade mayonnaise, but there are really many variations of the Russian salad.
For example we can find theRussian salad with or without boiled eggs, then there are those who add olives or pickled gherkins or other vegetables, such as peppers, compared to the classic base. Without forgetting theegg-free Russian salad in a vegan version and the Russian salad with yogurt, for a lighter recipe.
Here's how to make Russian salad in a variety of ways.
Russian salad, the original recipe
It is a bit difficult to trace the original recipe of Russian salad, but a food blogger originally from Russia published a post containing 'the recipe for the real Russian salad'. In his recipe we find mayonnaise, eggs, potatoes, peas, carrots but also gherkins and spring onions. Also in the vegetarian version we should omit the chicken meat, which instead is included in this recipe. Here all the indications.
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Vegetarian Russian salad
Some Russian salad recipes contain tuna or chicken. To make them vegetarian we must exclude these ingredients and choose only vegetables to dress with mayonnaise, preferably homemade. Here is a recipe from which to take inspiration.
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Vegan Russian salad without eggs
In 'vegan russian salad there are no eggs, no milk or cream, no other ingredients of animal origin. You will need to prepare boiled or steamed vegetables to season with one mayonnaise without eggs. If you can't find it at the supermarket, you can make vegan mayonnaise at home with soy milk. Here is the recipe for the vegan Russian salad.
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Russian salad with vegetables from the garden
To prepare the Russian salad in an even richer but at the same time healthy way, you could add to the classic trio of potatoes, carrots and peas from vegetables from your garden. Here is a recipe from which to take inspiration.
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Russian salad with organic boiled eggs
Some Russian salad recipes include adding wedges of hard-boiled eggs to the preparation. In this case, if you usually garnish theRussian salad with eggs, we suggest you choose them organic. Here is the recipe to follow.
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Russian salad with homemade mayonnaise
We advise you to make your own Russian salad avoiding packaged products as much as possiblethe. For example, when they are in season, choose fresh peas instead of canned peas. And then you can prepare the mayonnaise at home in the version you prefer, classic or vegan. Here is a useful recipe.
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Russian salad with Thermomix
If you have the kitchen robot it can help you prepare the mayonnaise you will need to dress your Russian salad. You will also need the food processor to quickly cook potatoes, carrots and peas. Here the recipe.
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Russian salad, grandma's recipe
The Russian salad according to the grandmother's recipe it is made with green olives, potatoes, carrots, fresh peas and pickled gherkins. If you want you can dress the Russian salad with homemade mayonnaise. Here the recipe.
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Light Russian salad with yogurt
Are you looking for a trick for make the Russian salad recipe lighter? You can prepare your light Russian salad by replacing the mayonnaise with it greek yogurt cast. Here is the recipe to follow.
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Raw Russian salad
Do you want to try to prepare a truly different Russian salad? Then experience theRussian salad in raw version, very rich in vegetables and to be dressed with 100% Raw mayonnaise. Watch the video.
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Russian rice salad
Have you ever thought about adding boiled or steamed rice to your Russian salad? In this way you will get a hybrid recipe between the real Russian salad and therice salad. In the vegetarian version there is neither meat nor tuna. Here is a recipe from which to take inspiration.
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Do you have other recipes to suggest for prepare the Russian salad at home?
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