This article is from the Bulgaria FAQ, by Dragomir R. Radev email@example.com with numerous contributions by others.
MEAT WITH POTATOS
Meat (pork, beef or chicken) - 1 1/2 lb.
1 yellow onion
1 stick selery
1 Italian pepper
1 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. salt
1 can (6-8 oz.) tomato sause
2 tbsp. parsley
2 cups hot water
1/4 cup vegetable oil (optionally)
If you'd like to try, follow the steps:
1. Cut the meat into 2" pieces. Put in the sausepan with the salt, cover and
cook on the top of the range at medium heat, stiring ocasionally. At this point
you can add the oil.
2. Meanwhile, peel onion and carrot and chop them finely. Add to meat and
stir. Slice selery and green pepper, add and stir. In 5 min. add paprika, stir,
3. Cover and cook 1/2 hour. Meanwile peel potatos and cut them into cubes. Add
to meat, cook 15 min.
4. Add tomato sause, cook 5 min. Add parsley. Swich off the oven, let stay on
it for 10 min. Serve. Makes 4-6 servings.
Note. If you cook chicken, reduce cooking time in step 3 to 10 min. instead of
Although slow cooking was very appreciated in the old Bulgarian kitchen,
today many Bulgarian women prefer quick dishes.