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Vinaigrette Salad in a bowl with a spoon

Russian Vinaigrette Salad

Traditional Russian vinaigrette salad, aka Russian beet salad, is made with root vegetables and dressed with sunflower oil.
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Russian, Ukrainian
Keyword russian salad, russian vinaigrette
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 servings
Calories 60kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


  • 3 large carrots
  • 2 large potatoes
  • 2 beets
  • 6 large pickles
  • 1 onion purple, yellow or white
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 tbsp salt adjust to taste


  • Bring a large pot of water to boil. Add in carrots, potatoes, and beets. Boil for 30 minutes, or until you can pierce the veggies easily with a fork. Drain the veggies and set them aside to cool at room temperature.
    Note: Potatoes and carrots typically cook faster than beets. You may need to remove them a little early.
    carrots and beets in a pot
  • Remove the skin from the potatoes, beets, and carrots.
    cooked veggies for Russian Vinaigrette Salad
  • Dice the veggies into small cubes.
    Vinaigrette Salad ingredients in a bowl
  • Stir the veggies to combine and season with salt and oil to taste. Serve and enjoy!
    Combined Vinaigrette Salad ingredients in a bowl


Calories: 60kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 1331mg | Potassium: 205mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 3918IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg