Scandinavian Herring Salad


2 Lge. salt herring (can use pickled just rinse well) 2 c. canned beets, cubed (reserve some of the liquid 2-3 Tbls) 3 c. cold boiled potatoes, diced 1/2 c. onions, finely chopped 1 c. apple, peeled, cubed 1/2 c. diced dill pickle 1/2 c. chopped walnuts 1 c. mayonnaise 1 tsp, prepared mustard Salt to taste 1/2 tsp. pepper 5 tbsp. vinegar 1/2 tsp. sugar 1/2 c. sour cream

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Soak herring in cold water for at least 5 hours. Change water every hour. Skin herring; cut into small pieces.(or rinse pickled well) Combine herring, beets, potatoes, onions, apple, pickle and walnuts; toss thoroughly. Combine remaining ingredients; add to herring mixture. Toss lightly; chill in refrigerator overnight. Add mixture of additional mayonnaise and sour cream to moisten, if necessary. Will be pink and look almost like a fluff.