Beef salad

Beef salad recipe
Beef salad recipe

Beef salad recipe with pickles and onions is a nutritious meal with a piquant taste and sour cream as a dressing. This dish will add variety to the festive table and be an excellent alternative to mayonnaise salads. Beef salad is not hard to cook at home: it can be a hearty snack, a main dish, or even an excellent option for a picnic.


  • Beef — 500 g.
  • Onion — 2 middle pcs.
  • Garlic — 2 cloves (3 too much for me)
  • Pickles — 6 pcs.
  • Carrot — 150 g.
  • Parsley — 50 g.
  • Green onion — 30 g.
  • Vegetable oil — 2 tbs.
  • Bay leaf — 1pc.
  • Allspices — to taste

For dressing

  • Sauer cream — 200 g
  • Black ground pepper — to taste
  • Provence mixture — to taste
Beef salad calories
Beef salad calories

How to make the beef salad

Step 1. Prepare all the ingredients.

Beef salad ingredients

Then boil beef steaks for 1 hour and a half. Remember to remove the foam from the broth while boiling. Beef must be cooked and cooled in advance. Boil with allspice,  salt and bay leaf. Leave the meat to cool in the broth to remain juicy.

Boiled beef

Step 2. Disassemble the cooled meat into fibers or cut it into strips. Put in a salad bowl.

Beef for meat salad

Step 3. Grind the carrot on a coarse grater, and slice the onion in rings. Then simmer them for five minutes on vegetable oil.

carrot and onion for salad

Step 4. Dice the pickles. If they are too watery, they can be put in a sieve for a couple of minutes for the liquid to drain out for a couple of minutes.

Diced pickles

Step 6. Chop the garlic.

Step 7. Wait till the meat cools down. Separate it into small pieces: mix meat, carrot, onion, garlic, and pickles in a big bowl.

Step 8. For dressing mix sour cream, black ground pepper and Provence mixture. Pour the dressing on top of the ingredients and mix well.

Dressing for salad

Step 9. Chop parsley and green onion for garnishing.

Beef salad recipe

Have a rest and enjoy this simple steak salad recipe!