Vinaigrette with mayonnaise

Vinaigrette with mayonnaise

Traditionally, vinaigrette is seasoned with vegetable oil, pure or mixed with lemon juice, vinegar, mustard. If this dressing is replaced with mayonnaise, the dish will get a completely different taste, a little softer and at the same time savory. In addition, this sauce will make a snack more satisfying. Vinaigrette with mayonnaise may contain ingredients that are never used to make this dish with a classic dressing. These are eggs, cheese and some other products. If you like to surprise guests and discover new tastes of familiar foods, you definitely need to try making a vinaigrette with mayonnaise sauce.

Cooking Features

The composition of the salad with mayonnaise may differ significantly from the traditional, its cooking technology also has some features.

  • When making traditional vinaigrette, the products are individually filled with oil and then mixed. Do so in order to prevent their staining with beet juice. When used as a dressing mayonnaise to do it anyway will not work. Products can be immediately put in one bowl. You can even boil vegetables in one pan, you just need to take them out one by one: first potatoes, then carrots, then beets.
  • Vegetables for a vinaigrette can not only be boiled, but also baked, then they will save more nutrients. This is true even for those who love mayonnaise and fill them with all the salads.
  • Cut foods for vinaigrette, preferably in medium-sized and equal-sized pieces. Then it will look more appetizing, and the taste of the dish will only benefit from it.
  • Be sure to cool the vegetables before mixing them. Dress the salad shortly before serving. This will allow it to retain longer freshness and attractive appearance.

Vinaigrette with mayonnaise is more often served as an independent cold snack. Unlike the traditional vinaigrette, it is not suitable for the role of a side dish. As such, it can only be combined with herring.

Traditional vinaigrette with mayonnaise


  • beets - 0, 3 kg;
  • potatoes - 0.5 kg;
  • carrots - 0, 2 kg;
  • onions - 100 g;
  • green peas (canned) - 120 g;
  • pickled cucumbers - 0, 2 kg;
  • lemon juice - 5 ml;
  • mayonnaise - 150 ml.

Method of preparation:

  • Boil potatoes, beets and carrots in a uniform. After cooling, peel and cut into small cubes, put in a bowl.
  • Free from the husk, finely chop the onion, put it to the rest of the vegetables.
  • Put green peas in a bowl of vegetables.
  • Cut into small cubes, combine the pickled cucumbers with the rest of the ingredients.
  • Mix mayonnaise with lemon juice, season the salad.

The recipe for this salad is a little different from the traditional one, it just doesn't have sauerkraut, and the butter is replaced by mayonnaise.

Vinaigrette with mayonnaise and egg


  • potatoes - 0.5 kg;
  • beets - 150 g;
  • carrots - 150 g;
  • onions - 100 g;
  • chicken egg - 3 pcs .;
  • salted or pickled cucumbers - 0, 2 kg;
  • fresh greens, mayonnaise - to taste.

Method of preparation:

  • Boil the potatoes. Cook or bake carrots and beets.
  • Cool the cooked vegetables, peel and cut into cubes just under a centimeter in size.
  • Boil hard boiled eggs. Put them under a stream of cold water so that they cool down faster and then be easily cleaned.
  • Remove the eggshell from the eggs, cut them into pieces slightly larger than the boiled or baked vegetables.
  • Cucumbers and onions, peeled from the husk, cut into small pieces.
  • Put the crushed products in a bowl.
  • Add the greens finely chopped with a knife, leaving little to decorate the finished dish.
  • Season the salad with mayonnaise, put it in a salad bowl, sprinkle with the remaining greens.

Vinaigrette made according to this recipe has a delicate flavor. It turns out to be more satisfying than the usual vinaigrette, even better combined with lightly salted herring.

Vinaigrette with mayonnaise and cheese


  • hard cheese - 100-150 g;
  • potatoes - 0, 3 kg;
  • beets - 0, 2 kg;
  • carrots - 0, 2 kg;
  • onions - 100 g;
  • mayonnaise - 100 ml;
  • garlic - 2-3 cloves;
  • table mustard - 5 ml;
  • pickled cucumber - 100 g;
  • fresh greens - to taste.

Method of preparation:

  • Boil until ready carrots, beets and potatoes, cool and peel. Cut the vegetables into small cubes and place in a bowl.
  • Finely chop the onion and cucumber, put to other ingredients.
  • 100 g of cheese cut into cubes, send to the vegetables. Grind the remaining cheese on a grater and put in a separate container.
  • Crush the garlic, mix with mustard. Add mayonnaise, whisk.
  • Season the ingredients in the bowl with sauce, put them in a salad bowl.
  • Finely chop fresh greens, mix with grated cheese. Sprinkle the salad with the resulting mixture.

It is not necessary to use shredded cheese to decorate a salad, you can do with greens. The taste of vinaigrette prepared according to this recipe is unique. Salad will appeal to lovers of savory dishes.

How to decorate a vinaigrette with mayonnaise

The red color of the vinaigrette with mayonnaise, slightly softened with the sauce, makes the appetizing appetizing and without any additional decor. But the presence of a large number of acceptable options for the design of this salad makes the housewives decorate it unusually when serving food to the table, showing imagination.

  • Mayonnaise has a thick texture and, as it were, glues products together. This allows you to give the vinaigrette, seasoned with this sauce, almost any shape. It can be laid out in the form of a bracelet, cake, holiday symbol, if the appetizer is preparing for a solemn feast.
  • If the products included in the vinaigrette are mixed with mayonnaise separately, they can be laid out in layers. So make out the salad, putting it inside the split cooking hoop or when serving in a transparent salad bowl. Beautiful vinaigrette will look in wide glasses, often used for serving salads.
  • On the surface of the finished salad with mayonnaise, you can make patterns and inscriptions by placing the sauce in a culinary bag and squeezing it through special nozzles.

Beetroot and carrot flowers can be a decoration for the salad, no matter what sauce it is made with.

Vinaigrette with mayonnaise is more satisfying, has an unusual, but harmonious taste. This dish will allow to diversify the family menu, to decorate the festive table.

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