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Grandma Tenuta's Tomato Salad (Puna Pane) Recipe

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This recipe for Grandma Tenuta's Tomato Salad (Puna Pane), by , is from The colombo club women's auxilary Italian , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Christine Bonavolonta

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  

8 fresh ripe tomatoes - cubed in 1/2 inch pieces(mix up color of tomatoes if possible)
1 Lg. bell pepper cut into 1/ 4 inch pieces
1 sm. red onion diced
3/4 cup of torn fresh basil leaves
1/4 cup of olive oil
Kosher salt and back pepper to taste

1 loaf of hard crusted Italian Bread (for dipping)

Directions:
Directions:


Combine ingredients in a serving bowl. Stir to combine
Cover the top of the bowl with plastic wrap and let stand unrefrigerated for 30 to 45 minutes.
Serve in salad bowls including the liquid at the bottom of the serving bowl.
Use the bread to soak up the liquid as you eat the salad.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:


A summer time staple in the Italian community in Kenosha, Wisoncin

 

 

 

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