Salată de boeuf

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Salată de boeuf
Course Entrée
Place of origin Flag of Romania.svg
Region or state Romania
Serving temperature Cold
Main ingredients Chicken
Beef
Mayonnaise
Pickled gherkins
Green peas
Carrot
Potato
Parsley root

Salată de boeuf (English: Beef salad) is a traditional Romanian dish, generally served during all festive and special occasions. It is a combination of finely chopped beef (or sometimes chicken, or turkey breast) and root vegetables, folded in mayonnaise and finished with murături, pickled vegetable garnishes.[1] It can be made vegetarian, too.[2]

The dish is usually made up in large quantities for the whole party like Christmas eve. It's eaten as a side dish/salad to fried meats or as an appetiser/entree. Slight differences exist in quantities and these vary according to taste.

The name may suggest a French culinary influence as the word bœuf is French for beef, but it is of Russian origin, from Salad Olivier or Russian salad.

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  1. ^ 10 recepies of Salată de boeuf (in Romanian)
  2. ^ Boeuf Salad at food.com

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