Bulgarian Kavarma


Bulgarian Kavarma

Iliyan and Kirilka Itsov - National pastor and wife in Bulgaria
Course Main Course
Cuisine Bulgarian
Servings 5


  • 1 1/2 lbs chicken or pork meat
  • 3/4 lb mushrooms
  • 2 lbs onion
  • 5-6 green and red sweet peppers
  • 2 lbs tomatoes
  • salt
  • cooking oil
  • 1 cup wine


  • Roast and peel the peppers, then chop them in small pieces.
  • Boil the mushrooms in boiling water with 1 Tbsp vinegar. Drain.
  • Slice the onion into thin half-circles.
  • Slice the meat and boil it.
  • Add the chopped peppers and tomatoes to the meat and continue to boil.
  • When the tomatoes begin to melt, add the boiled mushrooms and sliced onions.
  • After the onions are soft, add salt and cooking oil. Boil for another 3 – 5 min.
  • Pour the meal into a baking dish and add the wine.
  • Cover it with cooking foil and bake in a preheated oven for 15 min.
  • Serve the kavarma decorated with parsley leaves.