Mimosa (Russian Tuna Salad)

Svetik Zajitkaya


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


★★★★★ 2 votes

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

How to Make Mimosa (Russian Tuna Salad)


  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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Mimosa (Russian Tuna Salad)

Course/Dish: Tuna Salads Other Salads

Show 7 Comments & Reviews

10 Ice Cream Sandwiches to Beat the Summer Heat

10 Ice Cream Sandwiches to Beat the Summer Heat

One of the summer staples is hearing the sound of the ice cream truck roaming the neighborhood and ice cream sandwiches are always on the menu. Vanilla ice cream sandwiched between two chocolate cookies they are a classic summer treat. These days, ice cream sandwiches have gotten a makeover and you don’t need the ice […]

Make the Most of Summer Tomatoes

Make the Most of Summer Tomatoes

Tomatoes are at their juiciest right now, so it’s the perfect time to use them in your weekly menu. Did you know there are more than 3,000 varieties of heirloom tomatoes and a total of 15,000 known varieties? If you want to know some of the types, we have a rundown here. From breakfast casseroles […]

14 Refreshing Strawberry Lemonade Recipes

14 Refreshing Strawberry Lemonade Recipes

Nothing quite says summer like a refreshing glass of ice-cold strawberry lemonade. And now, with these easy 14 homemade strawberry lemonade recipes, you can make it for all your front-porch-sippin’ needs! Full of fresh strawberries and lemons, these recipes will be your go-to for drinks by the pool or in the backyard all summer long.