Macaroni salad with herring and smoked cheese

Salad are a great alternative to the famous “herring under a fur coat”.

Незвичайний салат з оселедцем і копченим сиром

This salad makes a wonderful alternative to the famous “herring under a fur coat”. The composition of the salads are similar, but the taste of ready meals is different from each other. For a beautiful submission it is better to use a La carte kremanki or bowls glass that you can see all the layers of the salad. It is convenient to form the salad with a cooking ring or the Board split bakeware, informs Rus.Media.


  • salted herring – 2 PCs.;
  • beet – 2 PCs.;
  • potatoes – 4 tuber;
  • carrots – 2 PCs.;
  • smoked cheese – 200 g;
  • garlic – 3 cloves;
  • onions – 1 head;
  • mayonnaise – 75 g;
  • salt and ground black pepper – to taste;
  • fresh herbs – 1-2 sprigs for decoration.

Preparing a salad with herring and smoked cheese:

Potatoes wash and boil until tender in salted water. Then cool tubers to room temperature, peel and chop on a grater with large holes. Put the grated potatoes in a salad bowl or a La carte dishes.

Seasoning layer of potatoes with a small amount of black pepper. On top apply a thin mesh of mayonnaise.

Onions clean from the husk, cut in small dice and place in a deep dish. Fill it with chopped onion marinade of water and vinegar, mixed in equal proportions. For flavor, add coriander seeds, peas of fragrant pepper and a few buds of clove. Leave the onions for 15 minutes, she marinated.

Fillet of salted herring clear from the bones and cut in small dice. Strain the chopped onion from the marinade and combine with the fish. Mix thoroughly.

On top of potatoes put in a salad bowl a layer of herring with pickled onions. Coat layer a small amount of mayonnaise.

For the next layer chop boiled beetroot on a coarse grater. Add the garlic cloves, passed through press. Add a few tablespoons of mayonnaise and mix. Put the beet mixture into bowl the next layer.

Boiled carrots and smoked cheese coarsely grate, mix with mayonnaise and mix until smooth.

Put the mixture of carrots and smoked cheese in a salad bowl.

Send the finished salad in the refrigerator for several hours to steep. Before serving decorate the salad fresh greens. Suitable dill, parsley or green onions.

Bon appetit!