Bread Salad from Italy

Bread Salad from Italy


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About this recipe: Purani bread rubbed with garlic, tossed with kheera, tomato, onions, basil in olive oil and balsamic vinegar. A simple and great salad for any time healthy snacking. You may use toasted bread if you don't have purani bread.


Serves: 4 

  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cucumber, chopped
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • handful chopped fresh basil
  • small handful chopped fresh thyme
  • salt to taste
  • 1 (500g) loaf good crusty bread
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar (optional)

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Rub peeled clove of garlic around a wooden salad bowl.
  2. In the prepared salad bowl, combine the tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, garlic and herbs. Salt to taste and toss thoroughly. Allow to sit at room temperature in the salt so that the vegetables release their juices (at least 5 to 10 minutes).
  3. Pull apart or chop the bread into bite-size pieces. Add to salad bowl and toss. Add enough olive oil and vinegar to lightly coat, toss again and serve.

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