Village Salad

Fresh and very easy to make, this village salad is perfect for summer. With just a few pantry(fridge) staple ingredients, you can prepare it in minutes.


Village Salad


It has been gorgeous outside! And I’ve been enjoying every second of it. This means more effortless recipes are about to come.

This is a Bulgarian salad, and it is usually served without the lettuce there. Restaurants here in the US, serve it with chopped lettuce, which I don’t mind.

I did not plan on posting this recipe, because it is so simple, I can’t even call it a recipe.

But when I went to a Bulgarian place with some friends, one of my girlfriends suggested that I should share the recipe on my blog. The truth is – I did take pictures of it a few weeks back, but I knew I was not posting it. Then I thought, why not! I’ll just quickly share it and hope some of you like it!



Bulgarian Village Salad

What brings the most flavor to this salad are the fire (gas) grilled sweet long red peppers. I love making them in the summer. Of course you can use roasted red peppers from a jar, if you aren’t up to grilling/roasting peppers. Everything else are – well  known ingredients like tomatoes, cucumbers (not all versions have cucumbers), onions and white beans from a can. The dressing is light – olive oil and apple cider vinegar.

Enjoy your day guys! Enough said, just another simple summer salad recipe.

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5 from 4 votes
Village Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
Village Salad
Course: Salad
Servings: 4
Calories: 81 kcal
Author: Lyubomira from CookingLSL
For the salad:
  • 4 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 2 medium tomatoes , chopped
  • 1/2 English cucumber , chopped
  • 1 can (15 oz) white beans, drained
  • 1/2 medium red onion , diced
  • 2 roasted red peppers , chopped (fire roasted peppers are perfect)
For the dressing:
  • 1/2 cup olive or vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp honey
  • freshly ground black pepper
  1. In a large bowl place lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, beans and onions.
  2. In a jar, combine oil, vinegar, salt and honey. Shake well.
  3. Pour dressing over salad.
  4. Add some freshly ground black pepper on top.
Nutrition Facts
Village Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 81 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Sodium 1692mg 71%
Potassium 680mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 10g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 40.4%
Vitamin C 48.7%
Calcium 6.5%
Iron 7.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.