Herring & beetroot salad
Packed with flavour, this rich and tangy herring salad makes a great appetiser for any occasion
- Serves: 4 persons
- 2medium potatoes, skin on
- 4cooked beetroots
- 300g herring in oil or rollmop herring, drained and soaked in milk
- 1onion, finely chopped
- 150g mayonnaise
- 1bunch chives, chopped
Step 1Boil the potatoes until tender. Allow to cool, then peel. Hard-boil the eggs, allow to cool, then peel. Grate the potatoes, then the eggs and finally the beetroot, on the large side of your grater – keep each ingredient separate and wash the grater in between.
Step 2Drain the herring from the oil or remove the rollmop from the milk. Cut into strips and divide between 4 individual glass serving bowls. Sprinkle the spring onion over the herring generously, then add a layer of grated beetroot, a thin layer of mayonnaise, a layer of potatoes, more mayonnaise and then the grated eggs. Finish with a thin layer of mayonnaise, season with salt and pepper and sprinkle with chopped chives. This recipe has been provided by Moje Gotowane and not been re-tested by us.