Russian Salad

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Total Time
30 mins
20 mins

Greeks love 'Rossiki Salata', a yummy potato/vegetable salad bound with more mayonnaise than you'd think possible (add mayonnaise as per your liking - in Greece they use A LOT of it). Try making your own mayonnaise for this.

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  • 3 large potatoes, boiled al dente
  • 2 carrots, cooked al dente
  • 1 cup peas, cooked
  • 1 cup corn, cooked
  • 2 large beets, cooked al dente
  • 14 cup small caper
  • 8 gherkins, cut into small dice
  • 1 12 cups mayonnaise, plus some extra to 'ice' the salad


  1. Cut all the vegetables into small dice (leave peas and corn whole).
  2. Transfer everything to a large bowl and stir carefully to combine.
  3. Adjust seasoning by adding salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Put in a pretty bowl and spread over top with a thin layer of mayonnaise to'frost'.
  5. Decorate with some cooked carrot strips, sliced olives, capers and gherkin strips.