How to Reanimate Olivier – A Recipe Much Cooler Than the Traditional One

If you are interested in what to replace the sausage in the Olivier, a vegetarian version of this traditional New Year’s salad may appeal to you. This dish is unusual and light enough, so it will not spoil your figure.

The most difficult thing is to reconstruct your mind and still decide not to use any kind of sausage in this salad.

New Year’s Eve Light Olivier – a simple recipe

What you will need to prepare the salad:

  • Boiled large potatoes – 3 pieces;
  • Tinned corn – 100 gr;
  • Tinned green peas – 100 gr;
  • Fresh carrots – 1 piece;
  • Onion – 1 piece;
  • Pickled cucumbers – 100 gr;
  • Tofu – 100 gr;
  • Hummus – 3 tablespoons;
  • Ketchup – 1 teaspoon;
  • Soy sauce – 1 teaspoon;
  • Salt, pepper, herbs, sesame – to taste.

How to cook an unusual Olivier – step-by-step recipe

Cut into small cubes the salted cucumbers, boiled potatoes, onions, and tofu, and put everything in a deep bowl.

Grate carrots on a coarse grater and send them to the already prepared ingredients. Then add canned corn and tinned peas to the bowl.

How to dress the salad Olivier – an unusual recipe

Mix hummus with ketchup and soy sauce. The finished dressing should not be very liquid.

Spread the salad in a pile on a flat plate, arrange the dressing on top, and garnish everything with herbs and sesame seeds.

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Written by Emma Miller

I am a registered dietitian nutritionist and own a private nutrition practice, where I provide one-on-one nutritional counseling to patients. I specialize in chronic disease prevention/ management, vegan/ vegetarian nutrition, pre-natal/ postpartum nutrition, wellness coaching, medical nutrition therapy, and weight management.

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