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Commonly served vegan

Dishes that are traditionally served vegan

Boiled wheat porridge with dried fruits, jam/sugar and walnuts

Pareno Jito

Soda bread covered with home-made jam

Tost s Konfityur

A spicy sauce made from peppers, carrots, garlic, tomatoes, oil and spices


Thick lentil soup made from lentils, tomatoes, onion, carrots, and local spices

Leshta Chorba

Thick beans soup made of beans, carrots, onion, peppers, tomatoes and local spices

Bob Chorba

Rice cooked with shredded nettles and spices

Oriz s Kopriva

Baked potatoes with dill, salt and oil. Make sure: no butter is used.

Kartofi Sote

Peas soup made of peas, tomatoes, carrots, onion, garlic and dry seasoning

Grah Yahniya

Mushroom risotto with rice,mushrooms and onions. Make sure: no butter or parmesan is added

Oriz s Gubi

Baked red peppers stuffed with rice, vegetables, tomato paste and spices. Make sure: no meat is added

Pulneni piperki s oriz

Roasted pumpkin with walnuts. Make sure: no honey is used

Pechena Tikva

Bean salad with many variations, some include chickpeas, sweet corn, roasted peppers and olives

Bobova Salata

"Vitamin salad" made from sliced beetroot, carrots, green apples and seasoned with oil and dates/parsley

Salata Vitaminoza

Cabbage and carrot salad in vinegar dressing

Zeleva Salata

Stuffed eggplant with rice and spices. Make sure: no meat was added.

Pulneni Tikvichki

Nettle Porridge made with peppers, garlic, onion flour and oil. Make sure: no cream or cheese is added as garnish.

Koprivena Kasha

Vine or cabbage rolls, made from leaves stuffed with rice and seasonal vegetables. Make sure: no meat is used

Zelevi ili Lozovi Sarmi

Pickled vegetables


Dishes that can be Veganized

Dishes that are not vegan by default, but can be made so, by asking to remove or change part of the ingredients.

Grilled seasonal vegetables. To veganize: ask for no butter to be used

Zelenchuci na Skara

A stew made of beans, sauerkraut leeks, red pepper, and meat or bacon. To veganize: make sure no meat is used

Kiselo Zele s Bob

Nettle soup with rice and yogurt and egg. To veganize: make sure no cream or eggs are added

Supa ot Kopriva

Salad made of cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, olives, other vegetables, and cheese. To veganize: ask for no cheese

Shopska Salata

Dishes that are not vegan, but appear to be

Dishes that might look vegan, but contain animal products.

Filo pastry filled with spinach, will contain cheese


Mashed potato, will contain butter/milk

Kartofeno Pure

Potato patties, will commonly include milk/butter inside

Kartofeni Kufteta

Crispy sweet filo dough with nuts, will contain honey or butter


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