Panzanella

Recipe by Susiecat too
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Tear bread loaf into large bite-size chunks. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Finely mince garlic, and saute briefly, about 1 -2 minutes in olive oil over medium heat. Set aside until cool.
  • Toss bread chunks with 2 tablespoons cooled garlic olive oil, place on a baking sheet and bake in oven until lightly browned and toasted, about 8 minutes, turning at least once.
  • Combine remaining olive oil with vinegar, shallot, salt and pepper, mix well.
  • In a large bowl, toss toasted bread, tomatoes, onion, cucumber and cheese with oil/vinegar mixture and basil.
  • Set aside for flavors to meld for half an hour before serving.