Herring and beetroot salad
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Pickled herring and beetroot salad

Pickled herring and beetroot salad

herring and beetroot

Recipe (lunch)

Delicious and healthy fish dish: herring and beetroot salad. Perfect as lunch or dinner!

  • 1

    Cook the potatoes in a pan with water and salt, but do not overcook them. They have to stay firm for the salad. Rinse the potatoes under running water to stop the cooking process.

  • 2

    Chop the cooked potatoes roughly and put them in a bowl.

  • 3

    For the dressing, mix the horseradish cream with the sour cream (in a small bowl).

  • 4

    Drain the pickled herrings, but save the liquid (use a sieve / bowl for this).

  • 5

    Add 0,5 tablespoons of the pickled herrings' liquid to the dressing. Mix again and season with pepper and add the lemon juice.

  • 6

    Cut the herring diagonal into 3 cm stripes. Cut the beetroot, apple and red onion in slices. Chop the dill.

  • 7

    Mix 80% of the ingredients with the dressing and save the rest for garnish. Season with salt and pepper.

  • 8

    Put the herring salad on a plate and garnish with the rest of the ingredients. Enjoy!


  • - 4 pickled herrings (save the liquid)

  • - 200 g beetroot, cooked and peeled

  • - 150 g firm potatoes, peeled

  • - 1/2 Granny Smith apple, peeled

  • - 1 tbsp. dill, finely chopped

  • - 2 tbsp. sour cream

  • - juice of 1/4 lemon

  • - 2 tsp. horseradish cream

  • - 1/2 red onion, cut into rings

  • - salt and pepper

  • 15 min
  • 2 persons