Taiga Salad

Taiga Salad

Berries are the main ingredient of this salad. In the Russian Taiga – the vast coniferous forest in Siberia – grow many delicious and healthy berries. Cranberries and blueberries are especially popular in Russia. These little sweet-sour vitamin bombs contain a variety of antioxidants and phytochemicals such as flavonoids that help combat diseases and have strong anti aging properties.

Ingredients
600 g (= 1.3 lb) potatoes
200 g (= 0.4 lb) carrots
200 g (= 7 oz) pickled mushrooms
100 g (= 6 tbsp) canned peas
100 g (= 3.5 oz) cranberries
100 g (= 3.5 oz) green (spring) onions
2 tbsp vegetable oil
fresh parsley and dill to taste
salt, pepper
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Directions

  1. Wash and cook potatoes and carrots in their skins, allow to cool, peel and cut into fine pieces.
  2. Drain mushrooms. Wash green (spring) onions, fresh parsley and dill. Chop everything finely.
  3. Put everything in a bowl and combine with peas and cranberries. Add oil and mix well.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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