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Italian Bread Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lyon in the Kitchen
Added: Sunday, April 19, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 c torn, seasoned and toasted Sourdough bread
1 c chopped tomatoes, seeds removed
1/2 c cucumber, peeled, seeded, diced small
1/2 c red onion, small dice
1/4 torn black olives, pits discarded
1/2 c chopped fresh basil
EVOO as needed
1 tbsp good quality balsamic vinegar
kosher salt to taste
freshly ground black pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 400F.
2. In a large bowl, combine the bread, a dash of salt and pepper, and a good drizzle of EVOO. Spread the bread evenly on a sheet pan and toast in the oven until lightly colored, stirring once after 4 minutes to prevent burning. Remove from the oven and set aside.
3. In a small container or bowl, shake or whisk together the vinegar and 3 tbsp EVOO until emulsified.
4. Combine the vegetables, herbs, bread, and just enough vinaigrette to coat. Season to taste. Serve immediately.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
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