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Easy holiday salad. The first to vanish from the table

Salad for the Holidays? It's worth making a stock of it!
Salad for the Holidays? It's worth making a stock of it!
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4:41 PM EST, November 22, 2023

Far from being just a side dish, a remarkable salad can manifest as the star of Christmas dinner. Today, we introduce you to a recipe that promises to enthrall your taste buds for the holiday season. With marinated mushrooms as the main ingredient, this salad can be put together in just a few moments. It's straightforward, enjoyable, and delicious.

We often regard a holiday salad, whether a vegetable, tuna, or herring variety, as merely an accompaniment to the traditional holiday menu. It's seen as a supplement to the twelve Christmas Eve dishes or as an insignificant celebration character. However, with more experience and insight, we now know this assumption couldn't be further from the truth.

In reality, salads hold a prominent place at Christmas. They're the first items to disappear from the plates. It wouldn't be an exaggeration to say that many Poles eagerly anticipate Christmas Eve primarily due to the prospect of their grandma's annual vegetable salad. There's nothing wrong with that. Just remember not to overlook this when planning your holiday menu. Our suggestion? It's wise to make more than one salad for the holidays.

Today, we're excited to share a tried-and-true recipe for one of the most suitable salads for the Christmas table. This recipe includes delicious ingredients such as marinated mushrooms, eggs, corn, and pickled and canned cucumbers. Guaranteed to impress - here is the recipe from

Holiday Salad with Marinated Mushrooms


  • 1 large jar of marinated mushrooms,
  • 1 can of corn,
  • 8 eggs,
  • 1 medium-sized jar of pickles,
  • 1 large apple,
  • 3 tablespoons of mayonnaise,
  • 2 flat teaspoons of mustard,
  • 2-3 tablespoons of pickle juice,
  • salt and pepper to taste.


Holiday salad with corn, eggs, and mushrooms. Delicious!
Holiday salad with corn, eggs, and mushrooms. Delicious!© Canva | travellinglight
  1. Boil the eggs until fully cooked. Click here to see an alternative method.
  2. Peel and dice the boiled eggs. Transfer them to a large bowl. Add the chopped mushrooms, cucumbers, and apple. Then, add the drained corn.
  3. Now, add mayonnaise, mustard, and pickle juice to the salad. Season with salt and pepper. Mix everything thoroughly and chill in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours. Enjoy your meal!
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