Recipe: Shopska Salad
- Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Bulgaria
- 10 minutes
Shopska salad is the most typical salad which Bulgarians prepare in every home and with which they welcome their guests. The salad is most popular when celebrating with a glass of rakiya and good spirits. Its name and origins are from the Shopska region—a particularly colorful area in western Bulgaria .
This Shopska salad recipe is part of a recipe book made with the financial support of the Peace Corps Partnership Program and with the coordination of returned Peace Corps Volunteer Angela An, who was a TEFL volunteer in Koprivshtitsa, Bulgaria.
Materials & Procedures
- 1 -2 tomatoes
- ½ cucumber
- 1 raw or roasted red pepper
- 1 small onion
- Chop the ingredients and mix well.
- Top the salad with grated white brine cheese, and garnish with parsley.