Dec 29, 2020
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Star of the New Year's table: classic Olivier and original recipes

Время приготоления Time for preparing: 30 minutes

Кухня Cuisine Soviet / European

Традиционный новогодний салат с колбасой уже считается классическим
Olivier with sausage is already considered a classic / Screenshot from

Until the new Year 2021 there is not much time left – it’s time to pick up a recipe for Olivier salad, which has long been considered an integral part of the New Year’s table.

The classic is the recipe for this salad, which was popular during the Soviet era – then they used the most affordable vegetables and boiled sausage.

New Year’s salad can be prepared not only with sausage, but also with meat and chicken. Glavred decided to find awesome recipes for the star of the festive table – classic and original.

How to cook Olivier – a classic recipe


  • Boiled potatoes – 3-4 pieces;
  • Boiled carrots – 2-3 pieces;
  • Boiled eggs – 4-5 pieces;
  • Boiled sausage – 330 r;
  • Pickled cucumbers – 2-3 pieces;
  • Canned peas – 1 can;
  • Green onions – 1 bunch;
  • Mayonnaise – to taste.

How to make a classic Olivier salad – step by step recipe

Cut the peeled vegetables into small cubes. Chop the green onion. Drain the excess liquid from the peas.

Transfer all the ingredients to one container and stir. It is better to grease the dish with mayonnaise before serving. Classic olivier tastes much better when chilled.

Традиционный новогодний салат с колбасой уже считается классическим
“Sausage” Olivier is already considered a classic / Screenshot from

How to make an unusual New Year’s salad with meat and chicken

Original meat salad – composition:

  • Boiled potatoes – 3-5 pieces;
  • Boiled beef tongue – about 250 g;

  • Pickled cucumbers – 4-5 pieces;
  • Capers – 64 r;
  • Boiled quail eggs – 6 pieces;
  • Mayonnaise – 150 g;
  • Sour cream 25% fat – 3-5 tablespoons;
  • Table horseradish – 1-2 tablespoons;
  • Dill – 30 r;
  • Green onions;
  • Fresh cucumber;
  • Pepper, salt – to taste.
  • How to prepare Olivier with meat – step by step recipe

    Cut warm peeled potatoes into cubes, add mayonnaise and capers. Cut the cucumbers into cubes and chop the dill. Transfer the cucumbers to a sieve, press down with something and wait for the excess liquid to leave. Then pepper the cucumbers and mix with the dill.

    Peel the boiled tongue and cut into cubes. Combine the horseradish and sour cream and add the sauce to the chopped tongue.

    Take a large dish and combine all the ingredients. Taste the salad if necessary – add salt.

    Garnish the salad with thinly sliced ​​fresh cucumber strips, half boiled quail eggs and green onions.

    Традиционный новогодний салат с колбасой уже считается классическим
    Olivier can be cooked with boiled beef tongue /

    Original Chicken Olivier – Ingredients:

  • 250 g fresh cucumbers;
  • 330 g pickled cucumbers;
  • 1 boiled carrot ;

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