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This Simple Panzanella Salad is made with loads of fresh tomatoes, crispy bread, red onion, arugula and a balsamic dressing | ThisSavoryVegan.com #thissavoryvegan #vegan #panzanella

Simple Panzanella Salad

This Simple Panzanella Salad is made with loads of fresh tomatoes, crispy bread, red onion, arugula and a balsamic dressing.

Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Keyword salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 3 cups tomatoes cut in bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 red onion thinly sliced
  • olive oil
  • balsamic vinegar to taste
  • salt & pepper
  • 3 large slices crusty bread I used sourdough
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 2 cups arugula loosely packed
  • 10 large basil leaves chopped

Instructions

  1. Add tomatoes and red onion to a bowl. Drizzle with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt & pepper. Toss to combine and set aside.

  2. Heat 3 tbsp. of olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add bread, dried basil and a pinch of salt & pepper to the pan. Cook, tossing regularly, until bread is toasted on all sides. Remove the bread from the pan and set aside.

  3. To assemble combine tomatoes, onions, bread, arugula and basil in a bowl. Add additional olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt & pepper to taste.

  4. Serve immediately.

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