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Bulgarian green salad recipe – light and refreshing to make with just a few simple ingredients available throughout the year.Bulgarian-green-salad-recipe

Happy Friday!Any plans for the weekend? I’ll try to catch up with some housework. Nothing special! As promised today I’m sharing with you another Bulgarian recipe. It is for a very popular salad called Bulgarian Green Salad. Of course there are some variations of the recipe in different kinds of the country, but I’ve included my favorite way of making it.

This salad is very light and simple and it is a favorite of mine. It goes well with different kinds of main dishes, but especially meat like roasted chicken, lamb or pork.

It is often called “spring salad”, because of its lightness and freshness and because it is a staple salad for Easter celebrations.


I did not have enough salads around the holidays. I can’t even say I ate healthy during this time. That’s why now when I’m back to my regular exercise routine and life is back to normal, I try to have a salad as often as I can.

Have a nice weekend!

Looking for more salads? These are some of the most popular on my blog: Pear and Raspberry Chicken Salad, Arugula Tuna Beet Salad and Fillet Mignon Fall Salad Recipe.


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Bulgarian green salad recipe
5 from 1 vote

Bulgarian Green Salad Recipe

By Lyubomira from CookingLSL
Bulgarian Green Salad Recipe - light and delicious, made with lettuce, cucumbers, radishes, green onions and hard boiled eggs.
Prep: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 1 large head of lettuce, , washed, drained and cut into thin strips
  • 6-7 medium radishes, , cut in half and then sliced thin
  • 1 medium cucumber, , sliced thin (or 3-4 mini cucumbers, sliced)
  • 3-4 scallions, , chopped (you can use green part only, but I use the whole ones)
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp raw apple cider vinegar
  • 1/8 cup olive oil, (the original recipe used sunflower oil)


  • 2-3 hard boiled eggs, , sliced


  • Place chopped lettuce in a bowl.
  • Add radishes, cucumber and scallions. Add vinegar and oil, mix to combine. Add salt to taste.
  • Add hard boiled eggs on top and serve.


Calories: 121kcal, Carbohydrates: 4g, Protein: 4g, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 93mg, Sodium: 43mg, Potassium: 273mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 3g, Vitamin A: 635IU, Vitamin C: 7mg, Calcium: 42mg, Iron: 0.9mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Salad
Cuisine: bulgarian
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Hi! I'm Mira.

I share simple, mostly low-carb and Keto recipes, that don't take a lot of time to make and use mostly seasonal, easy to find ingredients. I'm a supporter of healthy eating, but you'll also find some indulgent treats too.

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  1. How can something so simple look so fresh and pretty? I love this salad, Mira. Again, it reminds me of a salad I used to eat a lot in Greece! I love the addition of the apple cider vinegar. 🙂