Russian Beetroot Salad

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Beetroot SaladIn Russian language this salad is called “Salat Vinnegret” and is a popular side dish at dinner parties. This purely vegan dish is super healthy and so delicious!

It is very simple to prepare but takes some time to boil the vegetables and cut them up into small pieces.






1 beetroot
2 medium potatoes
1 carrot
1 small onion
5-6 dill pickles
Canned peas
Olive oil
Salt and Pepper


  1. In a big pot boil the beetroot (with skin on), potatoes and a carrot (both peeled) for about 20 minutes or until the knife can go through the vegetables easily
  2. While the vegetables are boiling, chop up one small onion finely, put in a big bowl
  3. Chop the dill pickles into small cubes and add to the bowl
  4. Add 4 table spoons of canned peas to the bowl
  5. When the boiled vegetables are ready, drain the water and let them cool for a few minutes
  6. Cut the potatoes and carrots into small cubes and add to the bowl
  7. Peel the skin off the beetroot and cut into small cubes. Add to the bowl
  8. Add 3 table spoons of olive oil to the bowl and mix everything really well
  9. Add salt and pepper to taste
  10. Chop dill finely, add it to the bowl and mix well

*This salad will keep well for 4-5 days in the refrigerator, so you can enjoy a bowl every day as a side dish or as a small meal on its own.


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