Ovcharska Salad – Bulgarian Shepherds Salad

Ovcharska Salad is a variation of the Shopska Salad. This has all the ingredients of the Shopska plus egg, mushrooms and ham is thrown in.

Ovcharska Salad - Bulgarian Shepherds Salad
  • 300 g tomatoes
  • 1 medium sized cucumber
  • 300 g roasted capsicums, peeled (You can also use fresh peppers which you don’t need to peel but it tastes better with roasted peppers)
  • 1 bunch spring onions
  • 150 g marinated mushrooms
  • 150 g feta cheese
  • 150 g chopped ham
  • 150 g tasty cheese
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil (olive oil works great too)
  • ½ bunch fresh parsley
  • salt and vinegar, to taste
  • olives, to garnish
  1. Drain the mushrooms from the marinade; chop the parsley and the ham.
  2. Chop the rest of the vegetables and place in a mixing bowl, add the ham, parsley and mushrooms.
  3. Stir the mix and add salt and vinegar to taste.
  4. Pour the vegetable oil on top.
  5. Place in a serving platter and grate the feta and yellow cheese on top.
  6. Decorate with the chopped eggs, olives and parsley.


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