Russian Potato Salad

Russian Potato Salad

A traditional Russian salad that is served at parties and in restaurants.  It is really fantastic!

Course Salad
Cuisine Russian
Keyword Russia Potato Salad
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 360 kcal
Author Darlene at International Cuisine


  • 3/4 lb. ham, cooked cubed
  • 6 eggs, hard-boiled cubed
  • 3 potatoes, russet cubed
  • 3 carrots cubed
  • 3 sweet pickles cubed
  • 1 onion, sweet cubed
  • 1 english cucumber, peeled and seeded cubed
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • dill, fresh to taste
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar


  1. In a large pot add the peeled potatoes and carrots whole, Cover with water and bring to boil, cook until fork tender, taking care not to overcook.

  2. Cube all the ingredients in like sizes for a delightful presentation.

  3. Combine all the ingredients in a big bowl and add in the mayonnaise.  Feel free to add in more mayonnaise if desired.

  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste, add in the sugar and dill.

  5. Mix thoroughly and refrigerate until ready to eat.

Nutrition Facts
Russian Potato Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 360 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 142mg47%
Sodium 640mg28%
Potassium 588mg17%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 3430IU69%
Vitamin C 16.6mg20%
Calcium 64mg6%
Iron 3.2mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.