Panzanella Salad with Parsley

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Panzanella (pahn-zah-NEHL-uh) is an Italian bread salad. This version is based on the traditional combination of tomatoes, olive oil, vinegar, and seasonings. Fresh ingredients are key in making this recipe work.
4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

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2 1/2 cups (1/2-inch) cubed French bread (3 1-ounce slices)
2 cups (1/2-inch) cubed tomatoes
1/4 cup sliced shallots
2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley

Preparation

Preheat oven to 325°.

Place bread on a jelly-roll pan. Bake at 325° for 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

Combine tomatoes, shallots, oil, vinegar, and salt in a large bowl. Cover and let stand at room temperature 2 hours. Stir in bread cubes and parsley. Serve immediately.

Created date

October 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 71
Caloriesfromfat 28 %
Fat 2.2 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 1.3 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 2.1 g
Carbohydrate 11.6 g
Fiber 1.4 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 193 mg
Calcium 23 mg