Panzanella Salad With Bacon, Tomato and Basil

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Charmie777

This is from Cooking Light magazine. A great refreshing Italian salad. You can make the tomato mixture the day before and the toss with bread and lettuce just before serving.

Top Review by evelynathens

Simply splendid. Used some sourdough that was getting stale. I could up huge bowls of this!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350º.
  2. Combine first 5 ingredients in a bowl; stir with a whisk.
  3. Add tomato, onion, basil and bacon; toss well. Set aside.
  4. Arrange bread cubes in a single layer on baking sheet. Lightly coat bread with cooking spray.
  5. Bake at 350º for 15 minutes or until toasted; cool.
  6. Add bread and lettuce to tomatoes; toss gently to combine.
  7. Serve immediately.

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