Polish Veggie Salad

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recipe by Tenina Holder https://tenina.com/

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This salad reminds me of my childhood. My mum used to make a version of this, and this recipe is based on that recipe. Thanks Mum, Lunch is still great!

Inspired by: https://tenina.com/recipes/polish-vegie-salad

recipe updated Jun 29, 2020


  • Potato icon
    3 (519g)
  • Carrot icon
    3 (150g)
  • Parsnip icon
    2 (200g)
  • Apple icon
    2 (300g)
  • Gherkins icon
  • Onion icon
    about ½ unit (70g)
  • Lemon icon
    1 (58g)
  • Egg icon
    6 (300g)
  • Water icon
    500ml (2⅛ cups)
  • Frozen peas icon
    Frozen peas
    200g (about 1¾ cups)
  • Dijon mustard icon
    Dijon mustard
    2 tsp (10g)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    as needed
  • Mayonnaise icon
    300g (about 1 cup)


  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Simmering basket
  • kCook icon Tm5 bowl
  • kCook icon Varoma tray
  • kCook icon Varoma dish
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Water bath
  • kCook icon Small bowl

Step preview

  1. Add egg to the simmering basket
  2. Add water to the TM5 bowl
  3. Arrange simmering basket
  4. Add potato to the varoma tray
  5. Add carrot and parsnip to the varoma dish
  6. Steam - approx 15 min, varoma, speed 4
  7. Add apple and gherkins to a clean large mixing bowl
  8. Add onion and frozen peas to the large mixing bowl
  9. Transfer eggs to water bath
  10. Stir vegies and check to see if they are cooked, just tender
  11. The potatoes will tend to be cooked faster than the rest believe it or not
  12. Once veggies are cooked, remove Varoma and set aside with the lid off and allow to cool
  13. Add dijon mustard, lemon, sea salt and mayonnaise to a clean small bowl
  14. Mix with tablespoon until combined
  15. Peel eggs
  16. Cut into quarters
  17. Transfer vegetables to large mixing bowl
  18. Transfer potatoes to large mixing bowl
  19. Pour dressing into large mixing bowl
  20. Arrange eggs in large mixing bowl
  21. Serve
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