Recipe, which can diversify the traditional taste of Shopska Salad

Cook time: 10 min.
Difficulty: Easy


  • 1½ cup of einkorn
  • 3 cups of water
  • 4 fresh tomatoes (sliced into cubes)
  • 1 cucumber (sliced into cubes)
  • 2 onions (sliced into cubes)
  • 3 tbsp. minced parsley
  • 85 g feta cheese (crumbled)
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar


  • For the making of this salad you may use:

- einkorn sprouts. You can make einkorn sprouts at home. Soak the grains in water for 4-6 hours and then pour the water out. Wet the grains regularly (2-3 times a day) and they should start sprouting after 2 days. Keep the sprouts in a cool place. Always rinse out before eating.

- einkorn soaked in water. You can soak einkorn in (warm) water for 12 hours and then put it in soups, salads, yogurt for breakfast etc.

- boiled einkorn. You can cook einkorn by letting it simmer for about 30 minutes, while stirring with a wooden spoon. Cooked einkorn can be added to any meal you would normally prepare with rice.

 Tip: Einkorn should be thoroughly rinsed before soaking or cooking

  1. In a medium sized bowl put olive oil, vinegar, sliced onion and minced parsley and mix them well
  2. Add feta cheese, tomatoes and cucumber
  3. Finally, add einkorn
  4. The salad could be served warm or cold, at your choice
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