Mitzismezze · Recipes

Salad Olivier or Russian Salad

Russian salad or salad Olivier are more or less the same salad depending on what part of the Middle East you eat it in. In Iran, salad Olivier usually consist of chicken but in Turkey, Russian salad is made without. Either way, the basics – eggs, carrots, potatoes and peas, all make for a very filling Autumnal salad. Serves 4.



500g of waxy potatoes – diced

2 carrots – diced

150g of gherkins – diced

200g of processed peas

4 eggs – hardboiled

2 tbsps. of mayonnaise

150ml of crème fraiche

1 ½ tsps. of English mustard

1 tsp. of dried dill



Set aside on hard boiled for decoration.

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