Estonia - Estonian salad

County: Estonia


INGREDIENTS (serves 4)

• 500 g of soused herring fillets (maatjes)
• 500 g of cooked stewing beef
• 5 cooked red beetroots
• 3 cooked potatoes
• 3 large sweet or sweet and sour gherkins
• 2 small apples
• 12 hard-boiled quail’s eggs
• 2 onions
• 25 cl of double cream
• 15 cl of single cream
• 3 tablespoons of mustard
• 1 tablespoon of sugar
• Salt, pepper and chopped dill


Cut the herring fillets, beef, beetroots, potatoes, gherkins, apples, quail’s eggs and onion into small cubes.

In a bowl, mix together the cream, mustard, sugar, salt and pepper. Adjust the seasoning if necessary and leave in the fridge for half an hour. Strain it to reduce the excess liquid and serve garnished with the quail’s eggs, onion and a sprinkling of chopped dill.

The salad can be eaten as it is or served on slices of bread or toast.

last modification: 2015-07-22 12:23:54

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