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Panzanella with Bread and Market-Fresh Vegetables

Panzanella with Bread and Market-Fresh Vegetables

Don't hesitate to prepare your homemade croutons made with your favorite bread to add crunch to a nice fresh vegetable salad.

Preparation 25 min
Total 40 min
1 Serving
Bon Matin™ La mie de l’artisan™ 12 Grain Bread
MADE WITH
Bon Matin® La mie de l’artisan™ 12 Grain Bread

Ingredients

  • 2 slices Bon Matin™ La mie de l’artisan™ 12 Grain Bread
  • 4 cups (1 L) Ripe tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) Sea salt
  • 3 Market-fresh Lebanese cucumbers, cut in 1.5 cm segments
  • 1/2 Small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 Cloves garlic, crushed and finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup (190 mL) Tomme des Demoiselles cheese, cubed
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) Olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) Coarsely chopped basil
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven at 350°F (180°C).
  2. Shred bread into large pieces and sprinkle with 2 tbsp (30 mL) of olive oil.
  3. Place bread on a baking sheet, place in preheated oven and bake until bread is browned and crispy, about 15 minutes.
  4. Place tomatoes in a salad bowl, pressing them with your fingers. Sprinkle with salt.
  5. Let stand 20 minutes to draw moisture out.
  6. Add remaining ingredients and bread pieces to tomatoes, drizzle with remaining oil, toss to coat.
  7. Season with salt and pepper.