Russian Monday: Cheese & Garlic Salad

Although, today is not a Monday but I feel this post is very appropriate for Easter. It was my husband’s idea to make a post about this salad. He loves it and remembers eating it back home on every holiday. The dish is very simple, but I am sure you will love the taste. Pick your favorite cheese or combination of cheeses. Amount of garlic is totally up to you, our family loves a lot of it-)) Also you can serve it on top of cherry or plum tomatoes, and fresh spring herbs would be a wonderful addition.

Russian Orthodox Easter Day will be on May 1 this year. But I would love to wish Happy Easter to everyone who celebrates it this Sunday!

Awake, thou wintry earth -
Fling off thy sadness!
Fair vernal flowers, laugh forth
Your ancient gladness!

~Thomas Blackburn, "An Easter Hymn"

Cheese & Garlic Salad

Serves: 4

  • 2 cups of your favorite cheese, shredded
  • 3-4 garlic cloves, minced 
  • 2-3 Tbsp. mayonnaise
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • fresh herbs for serving
  • eggs, cucumber, cherry tomatoes for serving


In a large bowl mix together the cheese, garlic, mayonnaise and seasonings. Mix well. Serve on a slides of fresh cucumbers, hard boiled eggs or cherry tomatoes. Sprinkle with fresh herbs.


La Table De Nana said...
March 26, 2016 at 2:13 PM  

I love that blue and white w/ the board:) Love!
Happy Easter~

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...
March 26, 2016 at 6:47 PM  

Yummy! Lovely festive table and decorations.

Have a great Easter!



handmade by amalia said...
March 29, 2016 at 3:56 AM  

My mother makes these so I know for sure that they are delicious :-)

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