Mimosa salad

Mimosa salad

Mimosa salad with potatoes and canned Food is known since Soviet times. The dish is hearty and beautiful. There are very few ingredients, but they complement each other very well. The recipe is classic, sometimes housewives add a layer of boiled rice or grated cheese to it. To reduce the calorie content, you can spread some layers with sour cream instead of mayonnaise.
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Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine Russian
Servings 8 people
Calories 47 kcal


  • 1 saucepan
  • 3 mix bowl
  • 1 knife
  • 1 chopping board
  • 2 plate
  • 1 grater
  • 1 sieve
  • 1 fork
  • 1 food wrap optional
  • 1 cooking ring optional


  • 240 g sardine in oil
  • 150 g carrot
  • 250 g potato
  • 3 pcs egg
  • 1 pcs onion
  • 120 g mayonnaise
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper


  • Prepare everything you need. Cook the vegetables and eggs in advance so that they have time to cool. Carrots and potatoes should be cooked until tender, eggs should be hard-boiled. Peel everything.
    Ingredients for Mimosa salad
  • Finely chop the onion, put it in a bowl, pour boiling water over it. Cover and let it steam for 10 minutes. This will make the onion softer in texture and taste.
    1 pcs onion
    Yellow onion, water
  • Chop the potatoes and carrots into cubes, approximately 1×1 cm. It is convenient to use a special tool for salads, but you can also do it manually.
    250 g potato, 150 g carrot
    Potato, carrot
  • Separate the eggs into whites and yolks. Chop the whites into small pieces, leave the yolks for now.
    3 pcs egg
    Egg whites, egg yolks
  • Remove the fish pieces from the liquid, remove any large bones and mash slightly with a fork. Add a couple of tablespoons of marinade from the canned food jar. This will make the salad more moist.
    240 g sardine
    Canned fish
  • When everything is ready, you can start assembling. It is convenient to use a cooking ring. Here the diameter is 16 centimeters. Place the potatoes on the bottom. Spread mayonnaise on this and each subsequent layer. For convenience, put the sauce in a plastic bag and cut off a corner.
    250 g potato, 120 g mayonnaise
    Vegetables, mayonnaise
  • Then distribute the canned fish. Drain the onion from the liquid using a sieve.
    240 g sardine, 1 pcs onion
    Canned fish, sifted onion
  • Place on the salad, cover with mayonnaise, season with a little pepper and salt to taste.
    120 g mayonnaise, 1 pinch pepper, 1 pinch salt
    Yellow onion, salt, pepper, mayonnaise
  • Next come the egg whites. Compact them well with a spoon.
    3 pcs egg
    Яичный белок
  • And the carrots.
    150 g carrot
  • Spread mayonnaise on top one more time. If you plan to store it for more than a few hours, put it in the refrigerator in this form, covering it with cling film.
    120 g mayonnaise
    Mayonnaise layer
  • Shortly before serving, grate the yolks on a fine grater and sprinkle the salad on top.
    3 pcs egg
    Egg yolks
  • Remove the cooking ring, decorate the Mimosa salad as desired.
    Mimosa salad


Calories: 47kcalProtein: 7gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.5gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 24mgSodium: 114mgPotassium: 58mgVitamin A: 130IUVitamin C: 0.3mgCalcium: 72mgIron: 1mg




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