Vinegrette ~ Russian Salad

Happy Birthday to my sister Kathy today May 23rd! You’ve been a wonderful daughter, sister, friend, wife, mother and grandmother. May God bless you richly all the days of your life on this earth!

Her version of this Russian Salad is posted below.

Kathy’s Vinegrette Recipe (cut recipe in half for smaller families)

2 cans julienne beets (partly drained) juice moistens and adds color
2 cans kidney beans (drained)
1 can sauerkraut (liquid squeezed out)
3 boiled potatoes
3 pickles diced (Claussen or Kosher dill brand preferred)
1/4 of an onion shredded

Dice potatoes, coat them with oil and salt them, then chill. Once the potatoes ae chilled add the remaining ingredients and toss to combine. You could add a little of the pickle juice if you like that flavor. Taste then season to your liking. Usually the sauerkraut and pickles have enough saltiness that you won’t have to add any more.

 

 

This is such a colorful salad, it goes well with meat of any kind. At our house it goes with lamb or a juicy steak or sometimes all by itself. Simple, pretty and delicious! Bon Appetit!

4 thoughts on “Vinegrette ~ Russian Salad

  1. I want to come to one of your family reunions!
    You have some great recipes and some great cooks in your family, I am sure!
    Kim, do you still have any relatives in Norco that you have occasion to visit because that would be quite close to many family functions! 🙂

  2. Ellen,
    Oh yum! That sounds very good and I am going to make it!. I have a salad we make with beets, potatoes, carrots, dill pickle, onion and you can put in herring, or leave it out. Because of the beets it also has that same nice red colour also.

    Hi Judi, I hope you enjoy it and thanks for stopping by my blog today.

  3. Cute picture! This is my favorite salad. Soooo Yummy!
    So much fun yesterday celebrating her birthday 😉

    Lana! Lots to celebrate, 🙂

  4. Thanks, Ellen.
    We had an interesting, but fun time on Tuesday night.
    Then on Wednesday Jack and Michelle stayed at our house and we went to library, ate at KFC, and I got to go out with Len while both Michelle and Melissa babysat Baba. It was a fun day and I was happy to be with my family.

    Hi Kathy, I’m so glad you had many fun celebrations for your day. May your birthday blessings continue!

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