Beetroot roll with herring for a snack and a festive table: a recipe for a light dish

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Recipe for the dish
Recipe for the dish

Beets can be used to make not only salads, but also appetizers, sauces, spreads, sandwiches, and even baked goods. It can also be used as a base for biscuits.

What to cook with beets

The cook shared on Instagram a recipe for a delicious appetizer roll made from beetroot sponge cake, with herring and mustard.

Recipe of the dish


  • boiled beets – 250 g (grated)
  • eggs – 3 pcs.
  • flour – 80 g
  • salt – 1/2 tsp
  • ground black pepper
  • vegetable oil – 1 tbsp.

For the filling:

  • herring – 200-250 g (fillet)
  • cream cheese (Philadelphia) – 300 g
  • mustard in grains – 3-4 tsp.
  • green onions – a bunch

Method of preparation:

1️. Grate the boiled beets on a fine grater and put them in a bowl.

Beetroot for making dough

2️. Carefully separate the whites from the yolks. Whisk the whites until stiff and fluffy. Add the yolks, flour, and oil to the grated beets and mix.

Proteins for the dish

3. Add the beetroot dough to the beaten egg whites in 2 stages and mix with a spatula until smooth.

Beetroot dough and proteins

4. Put the beetroot dough on the parchment, smooth it out, and cook in a preheated 180-190 degree oven for about 12-15 minutes. Cool the finished roll for 10 minutes.

Beetroot dough

5. Put the sponge cake on the cling film, remove the parchment, put the cream cheese, and brush it evenly with the cheese.

Beetroot sponge cake

6. Place the halved herring on one edge and the mustard on top. Finely chop the chopped green onions, sprinkle on top, and wrap the roll tightly, put in cling film, and refrigerate for at least an hour.

Ready roll

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