Меню

Home / Recipes / Salads / Classic Mimosa

Classic Mimosa

Type: Salads
Servings: 8
Ready in: 45 min.
Calories: High
It is a tender layered salad, a very frequent guest on a festive Slavic table. The salad’s name comes from the yellow flower mimosa that’s why the salad’s top is dressed with egg yolk. The main ingredient is tinned fish. The classic recipe features mackerel or saury, however the contemporary Ukrainian housewives might use tinned tuna or salmon. The golden rule of delicious Mimosa is the right sequence of layers. It is better to serve the salad in a transparent bowl so the every layer of it is visible.

Ingredients

Egg 6 pieces
Carrot 2 pieces
Potatoes 4 pieces
Canned mackerel 1 can
Onions 1 pieces
Mayonnaise 200 g
Salt to taste
Ground black pepper to taste

 

Stages of cooking

1
Boil the potatoes, carrot, eggs. Cool them. Peel the vegetables and eggs.
2
Grate finely the potatoes and carrot. Separate the yolks from whites, grate them too. Don’t combine the ingredients.
3
Dice the onion. The salad could feature either raw onion or soften – put it into boiled water for 10 minutes.
4
Pour off the oil from tinned fish. Discard the bones from the fish. Grind the mackerel with fork.
5
Set the salad following the succession of the layers: fish, a thin layer of mayonnaise, whites, a thin layer of mayonnaise, carrots, a thin layer of mayonnaise, onion, potatoes, a thin layer of mayonnaise, and the last layer is grated yolks. Put the salad in the fridge to get saturated.

 

 

 

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

We recommend

The sbiten is an age-old Slavic beverage. It was well-loved in Kievan Rus for it unusual flavor and pleasant fragrance. It bears a resemblance to grog and mulled wine; however, the sbiten differs from its European brothers in using of alcohol – the Ukrainian drink is based on water. The sbiten is a drink made with honey, different herbs and spices,
Read more
It is an original vegetable dish, which can be consumed during fasting if the sour cream is excluded. The potato rolls or kruchenyky might be filled with braised cabbage or other vegetables.
Read more
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
Sochniki is a traditional Ukrainian delicacy. This Ukrainians' favorite desert is a small cottage cheese patty from sweet short pastry. The cottage cheese can be not only a stuffing, though, but a component of the dough for sochniki. Some stuff sochniki with different berries and fruits: cherry, strawberry, blueberry and other. They are served as a
Read more