Mimosa (Russian Tuna Salad)

Svetik Zajitkaya


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

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20 Min
20 Min


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


1Cover 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.

2In a separate pot, boil the eggs. Drain, let cool and peel them. Separate whites from yolks. Set aside;

3Open cans with tuna fish, drain liquid from the fish, put it in a bowl;

4Rinse and clean green onion, separate whites from green part, finely chop them set aside in separate bowls;

5Get a nice size serving plate.

6Grate potatoes on medium/large slots, arrange them into even layer, season with salt and pepper and add a bit of mayonnaise:

7Place an even layer of tuna on the top and add a bit of mayonnaise on top:

8On small slots grate egg whites, make an even layer, season with salt and add a bit of mayonnaise:

9Next come carrots. Grate boiled carrots on large slots:

10On top of carrot layer grade Mozzarella cheese on large slots, make it even. Add a bit of mayonnaise.

11For the final layer, grate egg yolks on small slots. Try to cover entire plate evenly.

12Make a border on the sides with finely chopped green onions.

13Decorate plate with dill springs.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Tuna Salads, Other Salads