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Traditional Olivier Sald

Olivier Potato Salad (Салат Оливье)

This olivier potato salad doesn't skimp on texture or creaminess. If you like American potato salad, you'll love this classic Russian dish.
Course Salad
Cuisine Russian, Ukrainian
Keyword olivier potato salad, potato salad, russian potato salad
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 206kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


  • 5 medium pickled cucumbers
  • 2 large yellow potatoes
  • 3 large carrots
  • 5 eggs
  • 1/2 medium onion
  • 1 lb bologna or ham
  • 12 oz canned sweet peas rinse and drain
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp salt adjust to taste
  • 1 tsp pepper adjust to taste
  • 1 tbsp dill optional


  • Bring a large pot of water to boil. Cook the carrots and potatoes in it for 20-30 minutes, or until they are easily pierced with a fork. Boil the eggs for 11 minutes. Set the veggies and eggs aside to cool at room temperature.
    Olivier Salad ingredients on a cutting board
  • Dice the veggies, bologna/ham, and eggs into small cubes.
    ll ingredients chopped in a bowl
  • In a large bowl, mix all the ingredients together with a spoon.
    Mixed salad ingredients
  • Toss in the mayonnaise until all the salad ingredients are evenly coated. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
    Optional: Sprinkle in some fresh dill.
    Traditional Olivier Sald


Calories: 206kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 1179mg | Potassium: 223mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 3090IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg