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.

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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

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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Servings: 4

Village Salad

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
Village Salad
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Ingredients

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

Other:

  • freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  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.
Course: Salad

Nutrition Information

Calories: 81, Fat: 1g, Sodium: 1692mg, Potassium: 680mg, Carbohydrates: 16g, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 10g, Protein: 3g, Vitamin A: 2020%, Vitamin C: 40.2%, Calcium: 65%, Iron: 1.4%
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