Herring Roll Mops Stuffed with Pickles, Mushrooms, and Capers

Zavyvani oseledtsi, nachyneni kvashenymy ohirkamy, hrybamy ta kaparamy

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The New Ukrainian Cookbook

The New Ukrainian Cookbook

By Annette Ogrodnik Corona

Published 2020

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Roll mops, or stuffed herring rolls, can be made with matjes herring fillets from any good delicatessen. Serve roll mops on a large platter of ornate curly greens with sprigs of fresh dill and fresh tomato wedges—do not forget plenty of crackers or rye bread on the side to complete your presentation.


  • 1 cup red wine vinegar
  • 6 black peppercorns
  • 1 bay leaf


Bring the vinegar, black peppercorns, bay leaf, allspice berries, mustard seeds, sugar, white onion, and ½ cup of water to a boil in a medium, non-reactive saucepan. Remove the pan from the heat and let cool.

Rinse the herring fillets under cold water and pat dry with a towel. Spread the skinle