Warm Panzanella Salad

15 minutes + 5 minutes Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1/2 loaf ciabatta or sourdough, torn into chunks
  • 4 Roma tomatoes, cut into thin wedges
  • 2 Lebanese cucumbers, chopped
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup basil leaves
  • 1 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1 Tsbp white wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper
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Method

1. Heat half of the oil in a large frying pan on medium. Fry bread and prosciutto for 4-5 minutes. Put aside and keep warm.

2. Meanwhile, in a large salad bowl, combine tomatoes, cucumber, onion and herbs.

3. In a jug, whisk remaining oil and vinegar together. Season to taste. Toss bread and bacon through the salad. Drizzle with dressing to serve.

Tip

Freeze any leftover bread to make breadcrumbs.

PER SERVE

• Energy 2416Kj • Protein 19g • Total Fat 27g • Saturated Fat 5g • Carbohydrates 60g • Sugars 11g • Sodium 1098mg

Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation