Bulgarian Shopska Salata (Salad)

Shopska Salata is a firm staple in the Bulgarian kitchen. Often served as a starter, or as a side, you will find it on the table of almost every Bulgarian home and on the menu of pretty much every restaurant in Bulgaria. It’s delicious, easy to make and perfect side to any meal.

Shopska Salata

Serves 4 | Prep 10 minutes | No Cook | Easy | Gluten-free, Vegetarian


You’ll need
  • 2 large beef tomatoes;
  • 1 cucumber;
  • 1/2 or 1 small red onion;
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley;
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil;
  • 1/2 tbsp red wine vinegar;
  • 75g feta cheese;

Roughly chop the tomatoes, quarter and slice the cucumber, finely chop the onion and mix in a salad bowl with the parsley. When you are ready to serve, add the oil and vinegar and mix the salad. Crumble the feta cheese on top of the salad and serve.


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I am a Bulgarian girl living in Glasgow. I love travelling and exploring, and of course, cooking. I especially love experimenting in the kitchen, trying out new tastes and flavours and incorporating food from everywhere in my kitchen.

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