Peasant Bread, Tomato and Basil Salad

Peasant Bread, Tomato And Basil Salad Recipe

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Lynnda Cloutier


A hearty stick to your ribs soup.


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    1/2 loaf (about 8 oz) 2 day old italian bread, crusts removed, sliced and cut into 1 inch squares
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    3/4 lb. italian plum tomatoes, cut into 1/2 inch slices
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    1 small cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced
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    6 thin slices red onion, separated into rings
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    1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
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    1/4 cup olive oil
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    1/3 cup red wine vinegar
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    1/4 cup tomato juice
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    1/4 cup minced green onions
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    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Peasant Bread, Tomato and Basil Salad


  1. In large bowl, toss together salad ingredients. In glass jar with tight fitting
    lid, shake together dressing ingredients. About 1/2 hour before serving, pour
    dressing ingredients. About 1/2 hour before serving, pour dressing to taste over
    salad and toss until nicely mixed. Cover bowl and refrigerate until serving
    time. Serves 6
    An Italian bread salad is more than a salad sprinkle with croutons. The bread is
    deeply flavored with olive oil and vinegar. The Italian bread should be stale
    but not so dry as to be brittle. You want a firm "spring" to it.
    Source: Renny Darling

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