Category Archive: Salads

“Mushroom Valley” Salad

  Ingredients: Chicken meat – 5 oz (150g) Coconut or olive oil –  2-3 tbsp Potato, medium – 1 Carrot, medium – 1 Eggs, large – 2 Mozzarella cheese, or similar –   3 oz (100g) Mushrooms, marinated –  5 oz (150g) Green onion (chives) –  5 to 7 Baby dill, fresh or frozen – 2 …

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Tomatoes with Cheese and Mayonnaise

  Ingredients: Tomatoes, medium Hard cheese – mozzarella, parmesan, or similar Mayonnaise (homemade recipe here) Garlic, crushed –  ½ clove Preparation: Use as many tomatoes as you need, to make this dish. Slice tomatoes in circles, put them on a plate. Grate the cheese using a small grater. Get a little plastic bag, cut a …

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Vinegret Vegetable Salad

Ingredients Beet – 1 large or 2 medium Potatoes – 2 medium Carrots – 2 medium Onion – ½ medium Sweet peas, canned – ½ can (15 oz – 430 g) Pickles – 3-4 pieces or 1 cup sliced Sea salt – ½ tsp Oil – 2 tbsp Preparation: Cook the beets in a pot …

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Crab and Vegetable Salad

I’ve decided to experiment with adding more vegetables to crab salad. It came up really good too. Ingredients: 6 oz imitation crab meat, flakes or chunks 1/2 cup celery, finely chopped  1/2 cup cucumber, sliced and cut in quarters  1/3 cup cauliflower, cut in small chunks 1/3 cup broccoli, cut in small chunks 1/3 cup red bell …

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Crab Salad – Simple and Delicious

Back in Ukraine, in my community we never grew celery. I didn’t even know how it looks like.  Neither real crab meat or imitation was available to average people in our region. After moving to the US, I was introduced to both these products but I’ve never been a fan of them until now.   This simple combination of imitation …

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Italian Tomatoes

One of my FB friends shared this recipe and I tried it today. It was super delicious and quick to make. Ingredients: 4-5 medium tomatoes (I used my home-grown Roma tomatoes) 1 garlic clove 2 tsp chopped dill 2 tsp chopped parsley 1/3 tsp salt 1/3 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp honey mustard  ground black pepper, to taste 2 …

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Sauerkraut

Cabbage is highly beneficial for our health in any way: raw, cooked, stewed and so on. With this recipe, you’ll get delicious and crunchy sauerkraut. Ingredients: 6 lb (3 kg) white cabbage 1 lb (1/2 kg) carrot 3 tbsp sea salt 3 tbsp sugar Directions: Shred the cabbage. Shred the carrot either with knife or …

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Potato Salad – Olivye

  The potato salad is one of the most favorite and most popular dishes in Ukraine and Russia.  All my family and friends love this salad. In Ukraine, potato salad is known by two names.  The first and original name is a “meat salad”.  Why meat?  Years ago when sausage or bologna was rarely sold …

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Cabbage-Pepper Salad

Ingredients Cabbage – 1 lb 2 oz (500 g) Sweet pepper – 4 oz (100 g) Carrot – 4 oz (100 g) Onion – 4 oz (100 g) Sea salt – 1 tsp plus a pinch Sugar – 40 g Vinegar – 50 ml Vegetable oil – 50 ml Directions Shred the cabbage. Cut the pepper to long pieces. Shred …

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Red Cabbage Salad With Apples and Bologna

Ingredients Red cabbage  –  approx. 4 oz (110g) Bologna  –   3 oz (90g) Apple, large  –  ½ Mayonnaise  –  1 tbsp Garlic  – ½ clove, minced Directions Shred the cabbage. Peel the apple, cut into small cubes. Cut the bologna into small sticks. Mix all ingredients in a bowl. For the best result, serve immediately. …

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Tomatoes with Cheese and Mayonnaise

Ingredients Tomatoes, medium Hard cheese – mozzarella, parmesan, or similar Mayonnaise (try homemade) Garlic, crushed   –  approx. ½ clove Directions Use as many tomatoes as you need, to make this dish. Slice tomatoes in circles, put them on a plate. Grate the cheese using a small grater.   Get a little bag, cut a little …

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“Shuba” Salad – “Fish Under A Fur Coat”

This is a widely known famous  salad, called “Shuba” which means “Fish Under A Fur Coat”. The Shuba salad is very popular in Ukraine and Russia. It is one of the traditional dishes that are served during big holidays or events such as New Year, Christmas, Easter, weddings, and other celebrations. The main ingredient of …

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