Mimosa (Russian Tuna Salad)

Svetik Zajitkaya

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@Svetik

Different and delicious. My friends and family enjoy this salad each time I make it.


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Serves:

8-10

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

4 can(s)
12oz canned tuna in water
5 medium
eggs
2 medium
potato
3 medium
carrots
6 sprig(s)
green onions
8 oz
mozerella cheese (i prefer smoked)
1 c
mayonnaise
ground black pepper
salt to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cover potatoes and carrots with water in a pot; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes or until carrots and potatoes are tender. Drain, cool and then peel them. Set aside.
2
In a separate pot, boil the eggs. Drain, let cool and peel them. Separate whites from yolks. Set aside;
3
Open cans with tuna fish, drain liquid from the fish, put it in a bowl;
4
Rinse and clean green onion, separate whites from green part, finely chop them set aside in separate bowls;
5
Get a nice size serving plate.
6
Grate potatoes on medium/large slots, arrange them into even layer, season with salt and pepper and add a bit of mayonnaise:
7
Place an even layer of tuna on the top and add a bit of mayonnaise on top:
8
On small slots grate egg whites, make an even layer, season with salt and add a bit of mayonnaise:
9
Next come carrots. Grate boiled carrots on large slots:
10
On top of carrot layer grade Mozzarella cheese on large slots, make it even. Add a bit of mayonnaise.
11
For the final layer, grate egg yolks on small slots. Try to cover entire plate evenly.
12
Make a border on the sides with finely chopped green onions.
13
Decorate plate with dill springs.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Tuna Salads, Other Salads