Italian Bread Salad Recipe

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Italian Bread Salad

Angela Pietrantonio

By
@mrsjoepie

A personal favorite! This is quick and easy salad to throw together and I like to serve it my pasta dishes.

Recipe Source~ Country Italian Cooking


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1
loaf (about 12 ounces) sourdough, rosemary -olive oil or roasted garlic
1 c
sliced red onion
1 tsp
minced garlic
1/2 c
prepared balsamic & olive oil vinaigrette
1 1/2 c
grape tomatoes or cherry tomatoes, cut into halves
1/3 c
pitted black olives & green olives
1 pkg
european salad mix or pre-washed baby spinach
grated parmesan cheese
ground black pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 250*F. Tear bread into large cubes, about eh size of marshmallows. Place on baking sheet. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until slightly dry but not browned. Set aside to cool.
2
Place onion slices and garlic in large salad bowl. Add vinaigrette and stir to coat. Set aside a few minutes to allow flavors to blend.
3
Add tomatoes and olives; stir gently to coat with dressing. Add greens, bread cubes and Parmesan; toss gently. Add more vinaigrette if needed and season with black pepper.

8 points per serving

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Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy