Beetroot salad is not indigenous Ukrainian dish, moreover, not even Slavic. It is still unknown what people invented this vegetable salad, but it definitely became a permanent feature of Ukrainian cuisine long ago.
Beetroot salad is loved and valued on par with traditional national dishes here. It is made of boiled vegetables - potato, beetroot, carrot - pickles, onions or scallions, sauerkraut, pickled vegetables. The salad is regularly seasoned with mixture of vinegar, vegetable oil, salt and pepper.
Due to the fact that it has no components of animal origin, beetroot salad is vegetarians' favourite dish. Being ideal Lenten dish, it is especially popular during Orthodox fasting.
Pickled cucumber 4 pieces