Not Shuba Salad: a budget beetroot and herring salad in 15 minutes

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Beetroot salad. Source: freepik

Beets and herring are an ideal set of products for making delicious salads and appetizers. It is very important to note that they go well with all vegetables and sauces.

A delicious beetroot salad

The cook shared on Instagram a recipe for a delicious beetroot salad with herring, onions and peas.

Salad recipe


  • beets - 2 pcs.
  • shallots - 1 pc.
  • butter
  • spices: salt, pepper - to taste
  • pickled herring - 150 g
  • pickled cucumbers - 2 pcs.
  • potatoes - 2 pcs.
  • canned peas - 4 tbsp
  • sour cream - 1.5 tbsp
  • mayonnaise - 1.5 tbsp
  • beets, potatoes, cucumbers, onions - small size

Method of preparation:

1. Finely chop the onion. Cover with boiling water and strain in a few minutes.

Onions for the dish

2. Grate the boiled beets on a coarse grater, add the cooled onions, and season to taste. Cover and refrigerate for several hours.

Beetroot for salad

3. Cool the boiled potatoes in their skins and cut them into cubes. Dice the herring and cucumber as well.

Herring for the dish

4. Drain the peas from the brine and mix. Add sour cream, and mayonnaise and mix again, season to taste.

Salad preparation

5. Cover the salad and refrigerate for several hours.

Beetroot salad

6. Put the ingredients on the dish in alternating layers.

Ready-made salad

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