Lupe's Italian Bread and Tomato Salad

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 15 mins

......mmmm, fresh picked tomatoes right out of the garden. Is there anything better? I served this salad with a big bowl of spaghetti and meatballs. Your favorite wine is also in order.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place bread in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  2. Toast in 300 degree oven until golden brown, approximately 15 minutes.
  3. Stir cubes frequently for even browning.
  4. Remove and let cool.
  5. Gently toss cucumbers, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, basil, olives and garlic together in a large bowl.
  6. Sprinle vinegar over mixture.
  7. Next, drizzle olive oil over it.
  8. Sprinkle with salt and pepper toss gently to combine flavors.
  9. Let salad stand at room temperature for 30 minutes or until bread softens slightly.
  10. Serve immediately on a bed of mixed greens.


Most Helpful

Yummy. Great way to use up stale bread + it's delicious and easy to prepare! Thanks for sharing this.

Hot Pepper November 08, 2004

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