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Russian Salad Olivier

If you love traditional American potato salad, you will enjoy this Russian salad Olivier. Great salad to bring to a potluck or a family gathering.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 25 +
Calories 214kcal
AUTHOR Neli Howard | Delicious Meets Healthy


  • 5 medium russet potatoes, about 2 lbs
  • 10 medium carrots
  • 10 eggs
  • 2 lbs ham
  • 10 whole pickles
  • 2 cups of thawed frozen peas
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, finely chopped
  • 2 cups homemade, or Paleo mayonnaise
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup green onions, optional


  • Peel and finely dice carrots, then peel and dice potatoes the same size as carrots. Place carrots and potatoes into a medium pot and cover with water. Add 1 tsp salt and bring to boil. Continue cooking uncovered for about 10-12 min or until tender then rinse with cold water and drain. Transfer to paper towels to remove any excess water. Transfer to a large mixing bowl.
  • Meanwhile hard boil the eggs in another pot.
  • While the potatoes and carrots are cooking, dice ham and pickles in small dice. Add them to the mixing bowl. Also, add thawed peas.
  • Season vegetables in the mixing bowl with salt and pepper, and stir well. Again, season and stir until all vegetables are well seasoned.
  • Lastly, finely chop the hard-boiled eggs and add them to the bowl. Add the chopped apple to the salad, 2 cups mayonnaise and stir well. Let cool for at least 30 minutes in the fridge. Serve in a large salad bowl or platter. Enjoy!


Nutrition Facts
Russian Salad Olivier
Amount Per Serving (187 g)
Calories 214 Calories from Fat 102
% Daily Value*
Fat 11.3g17%
Saturated Fat 2.6g13%
Polyunsaturated Fat 8.7g
Cholesterol 91mg30%
Sodium 1021mg43%
Carbohydrates 18.7g6%
Fiber 3.3g13%
Sugar 4.7g5%
Protein 10.1g20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword Christmas, Gluten Free, Grain-Free, Healthy, New Year's Eve, Summer, Winter
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