Summer Panzanella with Garlic Butter Bread Recipe
Calories: 399 kcal
This popular Italian salad is a perfect addition to any summer meal or BBQ. Crusty bread that's been infused with garlic butter makes this it irresistible. Next time if you're looking for a perfect side dish try this amazing Summer Panzanella with Garlic Butter Bread.
1/2 Ciabatta bread (about 10 oz), cubed 14 oz Cherry tomatoes (or cocktail or heirloom tomatoes) or 2-3 bigger tomatoes 1/2 Red onion thinly sliced 1 English cucumber peeled and cut into chunks 3 cloves Garlic sliced 1/2 cup Olive oil Extra virgin, for bread 4 tablespoon Butter 1/2 cup Fresh parsley 8 Basil leaves torn into small pieces 1 tablespoon Red wine vinegar 3 tablespoon Olive oil Xxtra virgin, for dressing Salt and Pepper to taste
Heat the oven to 350 degrees; Heat 1/2 cup of olive oil with butter together in a large oven proof skillet over medium heat; When the butter has melted, remove the skillet from the heat, add garlic and bread and mix it well; Transfer skillet to the oven and bake for 15 minutes until the bread is golden brown, let it cool down; In the meantime prepare the tomatoes, cut the cherry tomatoes in half or if using large tomatoes, core and slice into medium cubes; In a large bowl, mix together, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions; Combine vinegar with 3 tablespoons of olive oil, salt and pepper and pour over the salad; Mix well; Add bread and herbs and toss everything together; It can be served immediately or prepared 15 - 30 minutes in advance. Calories: 399 kcal | Carbohydrates: 23 g | Protein: 4 g | Fat: 32 g | Saturated Fat: 8 g | Cholesterol: 20 mg | Sodium: 260 mg | Potassium: 237 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 2 g | Vitamin A: 635 IU | Vitamin C: 17.7 mg | Calcium: 22 mg | Iron: 0.7 mg