Swedish herring salad

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Katie Stewart’s Cookbook

Katie Stewart’s Cookbook

By Katie Stewart

Published 1983

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Cut herrings in bite-sized pieces and place in a mixing bowl. Peel and finely chop the onion. Dice the beetroot and potato. Add the vegetables to the bowl along with the gherkin. Quarter, core and dice the apples and add to the bowl.

Blend the soured cream with the mayonnaise and fold into the salad. Toss together – the salad will take on a pink colour from the beetroot – and season wit