Huzarensla (Meat and Potato Salad)

huzarenslaMy mom always made this salad a day ahead, but took it out of the fridge before serving as it tastes better when not ice cold.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound cold meat-any kind
  • 3 green apples
  • 3 hard boiled eggs
  • 1 cooked beet
  • 6 boiled potatoes
  • 4 dill pickles
  • 10-12 small pickled onions
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 3 tablespoons vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tomato
  • several sprigs of parsley

Directions:

  • Take the green apples and core and dice them
  • Take the beet and dice it or use a 16 oz. can of diced beets well drained
  • The potatoes should be coarsely mashed while hot
  • Let the potatoes cool
  • Slice the dill pickles
  • Combine all ingredients
  • Put salad on plater and shape in any form you desire
  • Spread with mayonnaise and decorate with slices of pickle, parsley sprigs and tomato

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