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Moldovan and Muscovite Salat Olivye

Potato salad as Russian grandmothers intended. Kind of.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine Russian
Servings 4


  • 3 cups boiled potatoes peeled and cut into perfect little cubes about a quarter of an inch
  • 3 hard boiled eggs cubed into the same size as the potatoes (they will crumble)
  • ½ cup raw white onions cubed
  • 1 can peas drained
  • 1 cup mini pickles cubed, maybe semi-salted, maybe not
  • 1 cup of highly controversial boiled carrots cubed
  • mayonnaise and salt to taste


  • Put the whole cubic/spherical pile of oddly chosen veggies in a large bowl and douse with mayonnaise and salt to desired creaminess and saltiness.
  • Watch out for the pickles creating an over-salted sensation, cautions the grandma that did not advise semi-salted pickles.
  • Enjoy!