ensaladilla rusa recipe, spanish salad recipe
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5 from 2 votes

Ensaladilla Rusa

Ensaladilla rusa is an easy spanish vegetarian salad.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: side dish
Cuisine: spanish, world
Diet: vegetarian
Servings: 2 to 3
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 4 to 5 potatoes
  • 2 to 3 carrots
  • 100 grams green beans (i substituted peas with beans. if using peas, then use 3/4 cup shelled peas or frozen peas)
  • 1 lettuce
  • ¼ cup chopped celery
  • ½ cup chopped basil
  • ½ cup chopped parsley
  • 1 cup eggless mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 5 to 6 stuffed green olives, sliced into rings
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste


  • Boil the potatoes, carrots and green beans.
  • Once they cool, peel and chop the potatoes and carrots into cubes.
  • Chop the beans into small pieces.
  • Rinse the lettuce leaves well in running water to remove the mud particles.
  • Also rinse the basil leaves, celery and parsley.
  • Tear the lettuce leaves with your hands.
  • Chop the basil, celery and parsley.
  • Put all the veggies and greens in a salad bowl.
  • In a separate bowl, take mayonnaise, olive oil, salt and pepper.
  • Whisk this mixture well so that the olive oil blends with the mayonnaise
  • Add this dressing to the veggies and greens.
  • Toss the salad with the dressing.
  • Garnish with stuffed olive rings.
  • Serve ensaladilla rusa immediately or serve cold.