Russian Beet Salad with Herring

Russian Beet Salad with Herring

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"This salad is commonly known in Russia as a 'Herring under the Winter Coat Salad.' It is a must for every Russian holiday, however, you have to have a taste for herring and beets. Every Russian craves this salad, but my American hubby doesn't care for it. I use a clear bowl for this salad so that you could see all ingredients in it. "

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1 h 55 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 120 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 120 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 8 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.4g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 194 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook the potatoes, carrots, and beets in the boiling water until cooked but still firm, 15 to 20 minutes for the potatoes, 25 to 30 minutes for the carrots, and 40 minutes for the beets. Allow each to cool to the touch before further handling. Remove and discard the skins from the potatoes and beets. Shred the potatoes, carrots, and beets, keeping them separate.
  2. Arrange about half the onion and half the herring fillets in a layer in the bottom of a bowl. Cover the layer with about half of the grated potatoes, then a layer of about half the carrot, and finally about half the beet. Spread about 3 tablespoons of mayonnaise over the salad; season with salt and pepper. Repeat the layers in the same order to finish building the salad. Cover with plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator at least 1 hour. Serve cold.
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We make this a bit differently. Herring, layer of potatoes, shredded beets and shredded carrots. Repeat. Each layer divided by mayo, garlic, salt and pepper. Top layer is boiled grated egg and ...

Shuba!! Love this. It may not be an American taste, but it is delicious! Thanks for the recipe Evgeniya!

To remove excess salt herring, it must be cleaned and put it on 30 minutes in the milk. And to remove the bitterness of the onion, chop it and place it in the boiling water. Even sometimes add a...