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Awesome Panzanella (Tuscan Bread Salad)

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Introduction

My own version of the classic. Technically a salad but best served as a meal!

My own version of the classic. Technically a salad but best served as a meal!

Ingredients

Serves: -

Metric Cups

For the the Salad

  • 2 slices calabrese round bread (cubed roughly 1)
  • 1 red pepper (roasted,or yellow)
  • ½ sweet onion (chopped) and roasted)
  • ½ gram fennel (chopped) and roasted)
  • 6 kalamata olives (pitted and chopped)
  • 1 roma tomato (squeezed, diced and reserve juice)
  • ¼ litre grapes (or cherry tomatoes, some cut in half)
  • 63 millilitres mozzarella (cubed)
  • 2 spring onions (chopped)
  • 63 millilitres fresh parsley
  • fresh oregano (sliced)
  • calabrese salami (to taste if desired)
  • pepper (lots)
  • sundried tomatoes (optional)

For the Dressing

  • 1 clove garlic (small, minced)
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 splash of red wine
  • 1 splash of balsamic vinegar
  • ½ lemon (juiced)
  • 63 millilitres olive oil
  • 63 millilitres light italian dressing

For the the Salad

  • 2 slices calabrese round bread (cubed roughly 1)
  • 1 red bell pepper (roasted,or yellow)
  • ½ sweet onion (chopped) and roasted)
  • ounce fennel (chopped) and roasted)
  • 6 kalamata olives (pitted and chopped)
  • 1 roma tomato (squeezed, diced and reserve juice)
  • ⅖ pint grapes (or cherry tomatoes, some cut in half)
  • 2 fluid ounce mozzarella (cubed)
  • 2 scallions (chopped)
  • 2 fluid ounce fresh parsley
  • fresh oregano (sliced)
  • calabrese salami (to taste if desired)
  • pepper (lots)
  • sundried tomatoes (optional)

For the Dressing

  • 1 clove garlic (small, minced)
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 splash of red wine
  • 1 splash of balsamic vinegar
  • ½ lemon (juiced)
  • 2 fluid ounce olive oil
  • 2 fluid ounce light italian dressing

Method

Awesome Panzanella (Tuscan Bread Salad) is a community recipe submitted by NorthernMatt and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Drip some water (few tbsp) on toasted bread, squeeze it in, sprinkle with salt. Add to bowl with tomato and juices. Toss dressing together, let onions and tomatoes marinate in dressing for a few minutes. Toss all ingredients together.
  • Garnish with a few shards of fresh parmesan.
  • Serve within ½ hour while some of the bread still crunchy for best texture.
  • Drip some water (few tbsp) on toasted bread, squeeze it in, sprinkle with salt. Add to bowl with tomato and juices. Toss dressing together, let onions and tomatoes marinate in dressing for a few minutes. Toss all ingredients together.
  • Garnish with a few shards of fresh parmesan.
  • Serve within ½ hour while some of the bread still crunchy for best texture.
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