Panzanella Salad With Bacon, Tomato and Basil

READY IN: 20mins
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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 evelyn/athens

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

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  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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