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This Russian salad recipe is what my mom and grandmother make every time there's a family gathering or a special occasion. Leave out the ham to make this a vegetarian dish. The potatoes, carrots, and eggs do not have to be completely chilled after boiling.



Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add potatoes and carrot and return to a boil. Add whole eggs and cook until potatoes are tender, 20 to 30 minutes. Drain and slightly cool mixture.

  • Chop potatoes and carrot. Peel and chop eggs.

  • Mix potatoes, carrot, eggs, pickles, peas, ham, and parsley together in a large bowl; stir in mayonnaise until salad is evenly coated.


Dill can be substituted for parsley if desired.

Nutrition Facts

261 calories; protein 8.4g; carbohydrates 30.7g; fat 12.4g; cholesterol 82.4mg; sodium 1306.5mg. Full Nutrition