Vinaigrette, full-fledged salad from boiled vegetables

Today we're going to make a salad that's called just Vinegret or Russian Vinaigrette. It's not a dressing, it's not a sauce. It is a full-fledged salad made from boiled vegetables.

Vinaigrette is a salad served as a cold appetizer that was popular in the Soviet Union and remains so in Russia. This dish gets its name from the French sauce vinaigrette, which is widely used as a dressing for salads in Europe. It's made using vinegar, olive oil, and mustard. This salad is a dish in itself in Russia and is traditionally prepared from beets, potatoes, carrots, onions, and pickled cucumbers or sauerkraut.

Pickled cucumbers 2 psc

Carrot 1 pc

Onion 1pc 450g

Potato 1 pc

Beetroots 2 pcs

Oil, vinegar, canned peas 200 gr

Green onion

How to make vinaigrette:

1) Boil vegetables without peeling them. First boil beets, then potatoes and carrots.

2) Chop all the boiled vegetables and the onions into cubes. It's better to squeeze the juice out of the pickles before chopping them.

3) Combine all the ingredients. Mix wine vinegar and sunflower oil as a dressing.

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