Salad Cap of Monomakh acquired such an unusual name for a very banal and simple reason - and that's it look like a prince naturaliziruyuschy hat Monomakh.
In order to prepare this salad, you need to stock a mass of creative labor and patience (Salad laid layers and requires extreme accuracy to create a form in the form of hats), and quite a large number of products. And in the end result will bring you only positive emotions and pride in the finished "royal" salad with spectacular views and very appetizing.
Despite, the fact that the world's "high cooking" it is believed that more than four ingredients in a salad should not be - a salad Cap of Monomakh is the "big" and a pleasant exception. And all because the salad royal descent should be a lot of impressive and abundantly!
Despite the fact that the process of harvesting, preparing all the necessary ingredients for salad Cap of Monomakh took a lot of time - it does not stop many of the "housewives" holiday on the way to achieving this goal: "to surprise and please guests celebration or holiday."
Drawing up the menu for a small or a large celebration - it's always embarrassing process. Stop at the salad, salad with crab sticks and potato - is not an option in case you want to surprise and pleasantly surprise your guests. For a long time to wander in thought and did not solve the "culinary puzzle" offer to stay at a decent and indisputable right choice - is to include in the menu of the festive table Cap of Monomakh salad.
This salad has both proven, is a highlight among all the dishes and immediately attracts the attention of visitors. Decorate this unusual "royal" salad table, you will be able to "kill two birds with one stone." After all, in addition to its attractive, unusual, rich appearance, he would give even a lot of pleasant and unforgettable taste sensation. This salad thanks to its high-calorie ingredients fast enough to satisfy your hunger will help visitors.
Varieties of lettuce "Cap of Monomakh" Today you can find almost countless, but all of these recipes is one feature - the finished salad in most cases, it has the shape and appearance of the cap, which is lavishly decorated with all sorts of "stones" and "fur". And all that appetizing appearance and the image of naturalness to help convey the ingredients, which will be discussed below.
Well, now we propose to start closer to the study of several varieties of high-end cooking and salad worthy of your attention.
The first option is a salad "Cap of Monomakh", the most favorite among housewives
For the first variant cooking salad Cap of Monomakh, you will need:
- Potatoes - 3 pcs .;
- beetroot - 1 pc .;
- Eggs - 3-4 pieces .;
- hard cheese - 100-150 g;
- Pork - 300 g;
- carrots - 1 large;
- pomegranate (pomegranate seeds);
- green peas (for decoration);
- walnuts - 50 g;
- Garlic - 1 clove;
Boil the potatoes and beets. After cooling - Night mode and vegetables on a coarse grater. Put potatoes and beets in different plates. The crude washed and brushed three carrots on a fine grater. Meat and boil mode cubes (you can julienne). Eggs boil, clean and rub on a coarse grater proteins, and the yolks - on a fine grater. Finished pieces of eggs - do not mix the bed and in different plates. Three cheese on a fine or coarse grater. Garlic is passed through a garlic press, mix with mayonnaise. Nuts must be ground to a powder using a coffee grinder or blender.
So, preparatory part is over, now go to the main and final stage - depositing and decorating salad. Each layer will be lubricated with mayonnaise with garlic, while not forgetting about the periodicity of these layers pickling.
Half of potatoes - beets - half the carrot - half the walnuts and half meat - the remaining potatoes - egg yolks - half the cheese - the remainder meat - remaining carrots - mayonnaise in copious amounts.
Bottom edge of salad making cheese (cheese lightly with mayonnaise). On top sprinkle with grated cheese, egg white and chopped walnuts. To create a crown on top of the salad - cut an onion in half by a zigzag. From one of the pull seredinok base layer and leave 1-2. The resulting "crown" put on top of lettuce and fill her pomegranate seeds. Starting with a "crown" and ending, lower rim "cap", start to spread the remaining salad with pomegranate seeds and diamonds cut from beets. After decorating the salad is better to put in a cool place for 8-12 hours, so that it currently.
Just before serving - to "cap" Put the peas and lettuce along the rim around its perimeter (include fantasy). All bon appetit!
"Cap of Monomakh", the second recipe
Second Cap of Monomakh salad - recipe takes about 30-40 minutes. Salad ingredients this option also requires not much.
So, you will need:
- boiled potatoes in their skins - 2-3 pcs .;
- boiled meat (chicken, pork) - 500 gr .;
- Eggs - 4-5 pcs .;
- walnuts - 200 g .;
- Cheese - 200 g;
- big carrot - 1 pc .;
- Garnet - 1 pc .;
As in the first embodiment, the ingredients we stacked in layers and each layer promazyvayut mayonnaise. In the process of cooking and do not forget about the form of putting some salad (a cap).
So, let's begin:
- Potatoes (pre-cooked and grated on a coarse grater).
- Cooked meat, chopped into small pieces.
- Boiled eggs (crumbled or grated on a coarse grater). Take the eggs are not all, since one need
- For decoration.
- Podroblennye walnuts.
- Raw carrots (three on a fine grater).
- Cheese (grated on a coarse grater).
- Mayonnaise in copious amounts, which is completely coated with a "cap".
Decorate the salad:
Sprinkle with remaining egg salad bottom rim (do a prototype fur) and make a mound at the top of the crown, garnet vertically from top to bottom decorate "cap", and all sprinkle a small amount of walnuts.
The third option of salad "Cap of Monomakh"
A third embodiment of preparation is very simple and quick, and differs only in the reformulated ingredients, where the method of its preparation (putting some layers) remains the same. So go straight to the ingredients and instant preparation:
- layer - sausage (200-300 gr.), cut into strips;
- layer - roasted walnuts (200g), chopped coarsely;
- layer - boiled carrots (3-4 pcs.), grated on a fine grater;
- layer - boiled eggs (3 pcs.) on a fine grater;
- All pour mayonnaise and abundantly decorated with pomegranate seeds, prunes and raisins.
We recommend at least once to try to prepare a salad - and you'll see that it deservedly adorn your table and guests will be pleased with you!