Olivier Salad (Russian Potato Salad)

Olivier Salad is a traditional Russian potato salad served in many post-Soviet countries on New Year’s Eve and any celebrations table. Made with potatoes, hard boiled eggs, pickles and peas, it’s unique and crazy delicious!

Sausage or ham Potatoes Carrots Eggs Dill pickles Frozen peas Yogurt Mayo Salt and pepper to taste

Ingredients You Need

In a large pot, add potatoes, carrots and eggs, and add cold water until completely covered. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low-medium and cook for about 10 minutes with lid open to the side.


Remove eggs and place in an ice bath and continue cooking the vegetables for another 10-15 minutes until fork tender. Then drain and let carrots and potatoes cool off completely. Then peel with a paring knife.


Cube sausage, potatoes, carrots, eggs, and pickles. Place frozen peas in a bowl with hot water for 1 minute, drain and add to the salad.


Add yogurt, mayo, salt and pepper to taste. Stir well and adjust seasonings to taste, if needed.


Serve right away or like a potato salad refrigerate for about an hour.


Refrigerate covered for up to 3 days. Do not freeze.


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