Russian Salad – 2
4-5 boiled potatoes
½ lb boiled beef (de-boned, without fat)
2 hard-boiled eggs
1 medium apple
2 large salt cucumbers
1 small salt herring (or 4-5 large anchovies)
0.5 cup sour cream
1 tsp ground horseradish
2 tbsp vinegar
1 tsp mustard
2 tbsp dill and parsley greens, thinly cut
Soak the herring and anchovies if necessary (if they are too salted or too hot).
Peel the potatoes, apple, cucumber, and herring.
Remove seeds. Cut into small cubes.
Peel the herring, remove the skin, bones, membranes, and innards.
Cut into small cubes.
Cut the meat into small cubes.
Blend all dressing ingredients.
Mix all ingredients, and stir well.
Let sit at room temperature for at least 30 minutes, decorate with greens, and serve.