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Panzanella Recipe

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 baguette, cubed (6 cups)
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1 red bell pepper, cubbed
  • 1 cucumber, sliced thin
  • 1 peach sliced
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced thin
  • 10 large basil leaves

Vinaigrette

  • 1 teaspoon finely minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 3 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1/2 cut olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  • Heat the oil in a large saute pan. Add the bread and salt; cook over low to medium heat, tossing frequently, for 10 minutes, or until browned.
  • For the vinaigrette, add the ingredients in a jar and shake well. 
  • In a large bowl, mix the tomatoes, cucumber, red pepper, red onion, basil, peaches, and cherries. Add the bread cubes and toss with the vinaigrette. Season with salt and pepper. 
    Allow the flavors to blend and serve.