Меню

Home / Recipes / Salads / Olivier

Olivier

Type: Salads
Servings: 4
Ready in: 45 min.
Calories: High
Olivier is popular in the former USSR countries winter salad. It is regularly served at Ukrainians' New Year table on par with dressed herring and meat jelly.
The salad combines several interesting ingredients: boiled vegetables, eggs and meat. Meat choice may vary - from poultry to pork. Some housewives add beef tongue instead of meat in order to make the salad especially tender. Regarding boiled vegetables - potatoes and carrots - they must get cold (indoor temperature) before getting in salad, otherwise they lose their taste.
Olivier is regularly seasoned with mayonnaise. Afterwards the salad should stand for a while, and only then you may put it in fridge and then serve.
Olivier is traditional festive dish, but sometimes it is also served to everyday table.

Ingredients

Potatoes 500 g
Carrot 150 g
Egg 5 pieces
Pork tongue 500 g
Canned green peas 300 g
Cucumbers 300 g
Mayonnaise 150 ml
Salt 10 g

 

Stages of cooking

1
Boil the potatoes, carrot, and eggs. Cool to the room temperature and dice them. Put into the salad dish.
2
Cook the tongue. After cooking it, put the tongue in the cold water so it will peel easily.
3
Then add the peeled and diced tongue into the salad dish.
4
Then add the canned green peas, diced fresh or pickled cucumber. Season the salad with salt and mayonnaise.

 

 

 

Discover the secrets of traditional Ukrainian cuisine
Install our unique App and inspire yourself with the most delicious Ukrainian recipes!

We recommend

Vareniki with Cherries
If you've read 'Evenings on a Farm near Dikanka' by Russian classical writer Nikolai Gogol, you surely remember how adroitly one of the characters ate vareniki with sour cream that flew into his mouth by themselves. Of course, traditional Ukrainian vareniki don't have such super skills, but their taste is sure to make you think of the Ukrainian cui
Read more
Povydlyanka
The Povydlyanka is a mouth-watering pie made with jam and semolina. The Ukrainian soil is very fertile therefore the fruit jams are common in almost every big family. The highlight of this recipe is that one can use jam to taste.
Read more
Cod Liver on Toasts
The cod liver is a great compliment to alcoholic beverage due to its high fat content.
Read more
Marrow paste
The fertile Ukrainian soil always gives a great marrow’s harvest therefore the marrow paste is one of the well-loved summer dishes of Ukrainian. The marrow paste is spread over bread or simply eaten with a spoon. It’s a great appetizer or compliment to any dish. Besides marrows, the paste boasts onions and carrots, in particular. Also there are se
Read more