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Swedish Herring Salad

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Posted by:butterfly

Given to me by a Jewish Swedish person! It's colorful and tasty. I have made it with the pickled herring in wine sauce (jar). It's more of a main course salad. The combinations are well suited with each other

Serves: 4-6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
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Two herring fillets or equivalent of herring from a jar
4 to 5 small cold boiled potatoes
5 pickled beets ( from a jar )
1/2 kosher dill pickle
1 to 2 red apples
1 to 2 Tbs finely chopped white or yellow onion
4 to 6 tbs beet juice ( from the pickled beets in a jar )
White pepper to taste
Optional Garnish: sliced hard boiled eggs


  1. Cut herrings, potatoes, beets, pickles and apples separately into small cubes
  2. Mix all together gently.
  3. Add the beet juice and white pepper and stir gently to mix
  4. Let stand in a cool place or chill before serving
  5. Note: also can be put in a bowl and unmolded onto a platter and garnished with the hard boiled egg slices

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