Russian Salad – Olivier Salad with Macaroni
The ‘Olivier Salad’ is a popular Salad that originated in Russia and is known around the world as the ‘Russian Salad‘. The usual ingredients are potato, carrot, green peas, egg, pickles and chicken or bologna sausage. The sauce is a mayonnaise based one and can incorporate yoghurt or sour cream as well. This recipe uses regular elbow pasta to make it a light meal in itself. To make the Classic Russian Salad, simply omit the pasta.