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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
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 360kcal
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


  • 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.
  • Cube all the ingredients in like sizes for a delightful presentation.
  • Combine all the ingredients in a big bowl and add in the mayonnaise.  Feel free to add in more mayonnaise if desired.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste, add in the sugar and dill.
  • Mix thoroughly and refrigerate until ready to eat.


Calories: 360kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 142mg | Sodium: 640mg | Potassium: 588mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 3430IU | Vitamin C: 16.6mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 3.2mg