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  • Author: Chefjar
  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Yield: 6


Russian Salad, also known as Olivier, is a staple salad in many families in Russia. It will become your new favorite potato salad.


  • Smoked beef sausages ( chopped)- 500 gm / 1.1 lbs
  • Medium potatoes ( boiled with skin, peeled and cubed)- 6
  • Large carrot (boiled, peeled & cubed)- 1
  • Pickled cucumbers ( chopped)- 6
  • Boiled large eggs ( chopped)- 6
  • Peas ( rinsed)- 1 can, 15 oz
  • Mayonnaise- 2 cups or as needed
  • Onion ( finely chopped) - 1, optional
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Place whole, unpeeled potatoes, and a carrot in a saucepan of boiling water. Bring to a boil and cook until vegetables are tender for about 30-40 min minutes. Remove from water and allow to fully cool before peeling.
  2. Peel the potatoes with your fingers or a knife, gently scrape the thin layer of skin off of the potatoes. Dice them into ½-inch cube-ish pieces and transfer them into a large salad bowl.
  3. Dice the carrot.
  4. Chop the pickled cucumbers,onion and smoked sausages.
  5. Strain and rinse canned peas.
  6. Peel and dice hard-boiled eggs.
  7. Place all the ingredients into a large salad bowl and mix all together.
  8. Stir in 1 1/2-2 cup of mayo and mix together.
  9. Gently toss all the ingredients together. Taste the salad and adjust the seasonings.
  10. Cover and refrigerate 3 hours before serving.
  11. chefjar
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Salads
  • Cuisine: Russian cuisine


  • Serving Size: 4 oz
  • Calories: 169 calories
  • Fat: 3.5 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 33 g
  • Protein: 5.6 g

Keywords: Russian salad, salad recipes, potato salad