Cookbook:Ensalada Rusa

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Ensalada Rusa
Russian Salad.jpg
Category Salad recipes
Servings 3 to 4 persons
Time 15 minutes

Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes | Side dishes

Ensalada Rusa, which translates into "Russian Salad" is a simple potato salad that is a staple in Uruguayan tables. It is served with "asado" in restaurants.


  • 2 large potatoes diced
  • 1 cup of fresh peas
  • 2 carrots diced
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup of mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook all vegetables separately until tender, but not too soft.
  2. Allow to cool completely.
  3. Dress with mayonnaise and salt and pepper.
  4. Serve as a side dish.

Please note that the mayonnaise used for this dish is not sweet, so choose either "Hellmans" or "Best Foods" mayonnaise which is savoury.