Bulgarian Ground Meat Sandwiches

This is an extremely popular snack food in Bulgaria and very easy to make.

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Bulgaria
Keyword: Beef, Pork
Servings: 10


  • 1 lb ground beef or pork
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • ground cumin
  • ground coriander
  • ground ginger
  • 10 slices bread


  • Combine ground beef, egg, onion, thyme, black pepper, cumin, coriander, and ginger in a bowl; knead well.
  • Mixture should be soft enough to spread. If it is not, add an extra egg. In this recipe too soft is better than too thick.
  • Spread the mixture over the bread slices.
  • Place in an oven at medium to high heat.
  • Bake for 5 to 10 minutes or until meat is golden and cooked through.

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