Summer stew

Summer stew

Short description: 

This starter, characteristic for the region of Strumica is often prepared during the summer period, the season of peppers and tomatoes. It can be served hot or cold, combined with cheese and homemade bread.

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Needed ingredients:

  • 500 gr. of tomatoes (frenki)
  • 500 gr. of peppers (chushki)
  • 20 gr. of oil
  • Parsley
  • Salt

Preparation method:


The peppers and tomatoes are chopped into small pieces. Firstly, the peppers are fried in a cooking pan with a pre-heat up oil. Once the peppers are fired, the finely chopped tomatoes are added. The tomato juice, released by the tomatoes is fried until the juice is smooth and thickened. Just before it is done, salt and finely chopped parsley are added.