Russian Hunter’s Salad


Russian Hunter's Salad

Jennifer Wolfgramm
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Russian


  • 3/4 lb. beef
  • 3/4 lb. fresh mushrooms
  • 3/4 lb. cucumbers
  • oil for frying
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • pine nuts toasted


  • Wash and coarsely grate the cucumbers. Salt the cucumbers and let them sit for 15 minutes to release juices. 
  • Cut the beef into thin, bite-sized pieces and pound. Sauté the beef in oil. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside to cool. 
  • Sauté the mushrooms in oil and set aside. 
  • Squeeze the cucumbers dry. 
  • Combine the cucumbers, beef and mushrooms in a bowl. Add 3-4 Tbsp. olive oil as a dressing. Stir. Add salt and pepper to taste. 
  • Place the salad into a pretty serving bowl. Sprinkle with toasted pine nuts just before serving