Russian Salad

Prep and cook time:  20 minutes

Cannot be frozen

Serves: 4


  • 150 g piece of cooked beef or ham
  • 150 g cooked potatoes
  • 125 g cooked beetroot
  • ½ red pepper
  • ½ red apple
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 125 ml crème Fraiche
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs
  • 4 small gherkins
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped dill
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 4 lettuce leaves


  • Cut the meat, potatoes, beetroot, pepper, and apple in small cubes. In a large bowl, mix the wine vinegar with the crème Fraiche. Stir in the cubed meat, vegetables, and apple.
  • Peel the eggs and thinly slice them. Thinly slice the gherkins. Mix into the salad along with the herbs. Season to taste.
  • Wash the lettuce leaves and pat them dry. Arrange the salad on a bed of lettuce and serve.


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