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Shopska Salata

Bulgarian Tomato Salad

  • 6 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 large cucumber, unpeeled and chopped
  • 2 green or red peppers, chopped
  • 2 cubanelle (long yellow) peppers, chopped (use bell peppers if unavailable)
  • 1 large onion, chopped, or 6 green onions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup good black olives pitted and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup sunflower oil
  • 1/4 cup red-wine vinegar
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 1/2 cup Feta cheese (or Bulgarian Sirene cheese… should you have any laying around!)

Place tomatoes, cucumber, peppers, onion, olives, and parsley in a large bowl and toss. Place oil, vinegar, salt and pepper to taste in a  jar. Cover and shake until well blended. Toss dressing with vegetables, turn into a serving bowl and refrigerate until ready to serve. Top with grated or crumbled cheese before serving.

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