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Ensalada Rusa (Potatoes and Carrot Salad)
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Authentic Russian salad recipe in less than 30 minutes. A fulfilling and customizable salad. This is a quick recipe that you can easily adapt to feed a crowd.
Course: Salad
Cuisine: EuropeaN
Keyword: russian salad
Servings: 4 people
  • 2 big potatoes
  • 1 big carrot
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs
  • ½ cup of frozen green peas
  • 5 tbsp mayo
  • 2 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Peel and cut the potatoes and the carrot into cubes.
  2. In a big pot, boil enough water to cover the vegetables. About 1.5 lt. Add the white vinegar and enough salt.
  3. Toss the carrot into the water and boil for 5 minutes. Then, add the potatoes and let them boil for 10 minutes. Finally, toss the frozen green peas for 5 minutes. Strain the water.
  4. In a bowl add the veggies and let them chill. Incorporate the hard-boiled eggs peeled and chopped roughly.
  5. Season the salad with mayo and mustard. Mix well. Add a pinch of pepper and more salt if needed.