TUSCAN BREAD SALAD

 

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Ingredients

  • 4 large slices Italian bread or 8 small slices stale French baguette
  • 3 large tomatoes
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 small red bell pepper
  • 2 tsp capers, drained
  • 1 1/2 cups cucumber, peeled, seeded & thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp garlic, minced
  • 6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  • Break bread into bite-size pieces.
  • Place in serving bowl.
  • Remove stems from tomatoes.
  • Chop into half-inch cubes.
  • Place tomatoes and their juices over bread.
  • Season with salt.
  • Let sit for 10 minutes.
  • Toss.
  • Split red pepper in half lengthwise.
  • Remove stem, seeds and core.
  • Cut pepper into half-inch squares.
  • Add to salad bowl.
  • Add capers and cucumber.
  • Dressing: Whisk together vinegar and garlic. Season with pinch of salt.
  • Whisk in olive oil.
  • Add dressing to salad.
  • Season with pepper to taste.
  • Toss well and serve.

Notes

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