Beets with Herring and Apples

beet herring salad

A KosherEye Signature Recipe This recipe for Beets with Herring and Apples has traditional Russian roots. The combination of herring, pickled beets, apples, and parve sour cream blend for a classic dish that will become a favorite.


1 jar boneless herring in wine sauce, drained
2 jars pickled beets, chopped
1 large peeled, cut up apple, chopped
1 cup parve (non-dairy) sour cream, such as Tofutti brand
1/2 cup chopped walnuts – optional
2- 3 halved or quartered hard boiled eggs for garnish


Mix herring, beets and apples. Add 2 Tablespoons parve sour cream and mix gently.
Refrigerate at least 8 hours. 
When serving, top with more parve sour cream
Optional: Place halved or quartered hard boiled eggs on top of salad, and garnish with walnuts. 


Yield: Serves 6-8 as an appetizer 
Recipes: Appetizers, Fish, Herring, Parve, Kosher

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