Plant Powered Wellness

Traditional Bulgarian Salad

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cooking Time

0 minutes


4-6 servings


1 cucumber
5 tomatoes
3 spring onions
Small handful fresh parsley
½ cup extra virgin olive oil
¼ cup umeboshi plum vinegar or red wine vinegar
Sea salt, to taste
Black pepper, taste
Pumpkin seeds, to garnish


  1. Wash and pat dry cucumber, tomatoes, onions and parsley. If not organic or if you prefer a milder flavor, peel cucumbers.
  2. Deseed and dice tomatoes and cucumber.
  3. Slice spring onions and chop parsley.
  4. Transfer all ingredients to large bowl and toss with olive oil, vinegar, sea salt, and black pepper.
  5. Top with pumpkin seeds and serve.


Used with permission from The Integrative Nutrition Cookbook, 2016