Italian Bread Salad

Italian Bread Salad

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Angela Pietrantonio


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


★★★★★ 2 votes

15 Min
10 Min


  • 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

How to Make Italian Bread Salad


  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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