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Panzanella - 3 Different Recipes

Panzanella, 3 different Recipes.   The traditional Tuscan Salad style,  Roman Style with day old bread and tomatoes and a my a delicious onion and tomato style.  All easy and all so good!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 380kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen

Ingredients

  • TRADITIONAL PANZANELLA
  • 2 slices or 3 of day old bread crusty Italian is the best
  • 3-4 tomatoes or approximately 10 cherry tomatoes seeded and chopped
  • 1 small cucumber chopped
  • 1 small red onion thinly sliced
  • 5 leaves fresh basil
  • 1/2-1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil 30 grams
  • pinch or 2 of salt
  • MY PANZANELLA
  • 2 slices or 3 of day old bread grilled just like bruschetta crusty Italian is the best
  • 3-4 tomatoes or approximately 10 cherry tomatoes seeded and chopped
  • 1 small cucumber chopped
  • 1 small red onion thinly sliced
  • 5 leaves fresh basil
  • 1/2-1 tablespoon balsamic
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil 30 grams
  • pinch or 2 of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • ROMAN PANZANELLA
  • 4 slices day old Italian crusty bread
  • 5 very ripe tomatoes (plum)
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • leaves fresh basil

Instructions

  • TRADITIONAL PANZANELLA
  • Remove crust from bread and let soak for 10 minutes in a bowl of water. Then squeeze out as much excess water as possible and break into pieces.
  • In a medium bowl mix together, chopped tomatoes, chopped cucumber, sliced onion, wine vinegar, olive oil and salt, then add bread pieces. Refrigerate for an hour. Toss with fresh basil leaves and an extra drizzle of olive oil if desired.
  • MY PANZANELLA
  • Grill bread drizzle lightly with olive oil and spinkle with a pinch of salt, cut into small pieces.
  • In a medium bowl mix together, chopped tomatoes, chopped cucumber, sliced onion, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt and oregano. Refrigerate for an hour. Before serving toss with bruschetta pieces and fresh basil leaves and an extra drizzle of olive oil if desired.
  • ROMAN PANZANELLA
  • Wash and slice in half the tomatoes, on each slice of bread rub with tomato half, drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with salt. Add cut up tomato and fresh chopped basil leaves. Enjoy!
  • **Calories are for a serving of all 3 recipes.

Nutrition

Calories: 380kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 313mg | Potassium: 1187mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 2990IU | Vitamin C: 55.2mg | Calcium: 149mg | Iron: 3.4mg