Panzanella

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Dropbear

Tuscan bread salad, great on it's own or with a bar b q lunch or dinner.

Top Review by Jewelies

This is really lovely, thank you. I made for Christmas to go with our ham and a few salad items. Made the coutons the night before and then just put everything together when I was ready.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cut bread into 1" cubes.
  2. In bowl, toss bread with 1/4 cup olive oil and 2 cloves garlic.
  3. Place on baking sheet and toast for 5 minutes on 350 degree oven.
  4. Cut tomatoes into 1" pieces; place in bowl with red onion, basil leaves, oliveoil, vinegar, salt and pepper to tast.
  5. Toss in toasted bread.
  6. Allow to sit for 1/2 hour, tossing often.
  7. Bread should be soft and saturated slightly with the oil and vinegar.
  8. Taste for seasoning.
  9. Serve with shaved Romano cheese on top.
  10. You can add grilled shrimp, kalamata olives or grilled chicken strips to the salad for a complete one dish meal.

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