Russian Potato Salad Olivier


This Russian salad Olivier is so delicious and filling!

This classic Russian salad, also known as Olivier is a potato salad made with peas, potatoes, carrots, ham, eggs, onion, and mayonnaise.

In Russian cuisine, this Olivier salad is a traditional salad dish and it became popular in many European countries, Iran, Israel, Mongolia and also throughout Latin America.

Russian Potato Salad Olivier

This creamy hearty potato salad is made with the addition of other cooked vegetables and meat.
Servings 10
Prep Time 40 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr


  • Cutting board
  • Sharp knife
  • Large bowl


  • ¾ lbs ham (cubed)
  • 3 potatoes (cooked and cubed)
  • 3 carrots (cooked and cubed)
  • 6 boiled eggs
  • 3 dill pickles (cubed)
  • 1 cup frozen fresh peas
  • 1 sweet onion (cubed)
  • ½ english cucumber (cubed)
  • 1 cup mayo
  • 1 pinch dill 
  • salt and pepper
  • 1-2 limes juice


  • First cook the potatoes for 20-30mins in their skin and hardboil the eggs.
  • Then peel the potatoes, remove the sheld from the eggs and let them cool.
  • Drain the peas and add it to a large bowl.
  • Cut the potatoes, cucumber, pickles, eggs into small cubes.
  • Chop the onion and add it to the bowl. You can use green onion instead of sweet onion.
  • Add the ingredients to the bowl and mix them with the mayonnaise.


For the carrots, you can use a can of cooked carrots if you do not have one you can cook them
Calories: 301kcal
Cost: 12
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Russian
Keyword: Cold, Quick & Easy, Vegetable

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