Shepherds Salad is an easy summer salad, made traditionally from a mix of cucumber, tomato, olives, and feta cheese with olive oil. The salad is similar to the Shopska salad, but is added ham, mushrooms and boiled eggs and popular and originated from Turkish cuisine and Azerbaijani cuisine.

Shepherds Salad

Shepherds salad is an easy summer salad, made traditionally from a mix of cucumber, tomato, olives, and feta cheese with olive oil. 
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Bulgaria
Keyword: cucumber, Peppers, tomatoes
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 300 g tomatoes
  • 150 g cucumber
  • 300 g peppers
  • 1 bunch fresh onions
  • 150 g mushrooms
  • 150 g feta cheese
  • 150 g ham
  • 150 g yellow cheese
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ bunch parsley

Instructions

  • In a large bowl stir the mixture together and season with salt, vinegar and oil to taste.
  • Remove the shell from the boiled eggs, chopp them and add them to the salad. Garnish with parsley and olives and spread some shredded white cheese or feta.

Inspiration and adaptation: spontaneoustomato.com, aussietaste.com.au, bulgarianbuzz.com

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