Russian Salad

The mayonnaise is made in a food processor for convenience. A hand held blender works even better.

YOU WILL NEED

Homemade Mayonnaise

  • 1 extra-large egg
  • 2 T (30 ml) wine vinegar or lemon juice
  • ½ t (2.5 ml) Ina Paarman’s Lemon & Black Pepper Seasoning
  • 1 t (5 ml) Hot English mustard powder
  • 1 t (5 ml) sugar
  • 1 cup (250 ml) canola oil

Salad

  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled
  • Ina Paarman’s Vegetable Spice
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and diced 5 mm x 5 mm
  • 1 cup (250 ml) frozen petit pois
  • chives to garnish
Method
Homemade Mayonnaise

Mix all the ingredients except the oil in a food processor. Slowly add the oil while machine is running. Store in the refrigerator.

This mayonnaise is very thick.

 

Salad

Boil the potatoes until just soft. Cut into tiny dice ± 5 mm x 5 mm.

Season with Vegetable Spice.

Steam the diced carrots until just soft, add frozen peas and steam for another minute or two.

Season with Vegetable Spice.

Toss all the vegetables together and leave to cool.

 

To Assemble the Salad

Add ± ½ cup (125 ml) of mayonnaise to the cold vegetables and stir through.

Spoon into 6 cm rings and refrigerate.

 

To Serve

Place one ring on each serving plate, lift and garnish with snipped chives.

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