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Russian Potato Salad

The Russian potato salad is a variation of the classic salad. You will need vinegar, a carrot, beets, salt, pepper, green peas, scallions, and of course, potatoes.

It doesn't take much time to prepare. The recipe is useful as a basic side dish.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 40 minutes

Servings: 3


  • 1 cup red potatoes
  • 1 cup beets (cooked, diced)
  • 1 cup green peas (cooked)
  • 1/4 cup carrots (shredded)
  • 1/2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 6 scallions (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp salt (to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp black ground pepper (to taste)


  1. First, rinse and peel potatoes, then cut them in cubes.

  2. Bring the potatoes to boil for about 40 minutes or until tender.

  3. Finally, combine all of the ingredients in a large bowl.

  4. Then, cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 1 or 2 hours.


  • If you need to prepare the salad fast, use a can of beets, a can of green peas and a can of carrots.

  • You can serve the salad over the beets' greens, Romaine lettuce or a colorful bowl.

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