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Shopska salad

Shopska salad is Bulgaria’s most popular salad, quick and easy made from tomatoes, cucumbers, bell pepper, onion, olives, seasoned with olive oil and salt, and topped with grated feta cheese. 
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Bulgaria
Keyword: cucumber, feta cheese, Peppers, tomatoes
Servings: 6
Calories: 326kcal


  • 3  tomatoes, cubed
  • 1/2 long cucumber, or 1 regular cucumber, thinly sliced and halved
  • 1 green bell pepper, cubed
  • 1/4 cup black pitted olives, sliced
  • 1/2 large red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup Bulgarian feta cheese, thinly grated, sirene
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • salt


  • In a large bowl mix together tomatoes, cucumber, green bell peppers, red onion, and olives. Season with olive oil, and salt.
  • Sprinkle the feta cheese over the salad so that it's nicely covered.
  • Serve immediately as a starter or as a side dish with some grilled meats.