Garlic Bread Salad
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 6 slices Italian bread (1 inch thick)
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 4 large roma tomatoes, cut into 3/4 inch pieces
  • 1(14 ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained and trimmed
  • 8 ounces Fontina cheese, cut into 3/4 inch cubes
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 6-8 basil leaves, julienned
  • salt and pepper
  1. Combine olive oil and garlic in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Reserve half the olive oil mixture.
  3. Brush both sides of the bread slices with the remaining olive oil mixture.
  4. Arrange the slices in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  5. Broil for 2 minutes perside or until brown.
  6. Cut each slice into 1 inch cubes.
  7. Whisk the reserved olive oil mixture and balsamic vinegar in a bowl.
  8. Add the bread cubes, tomatoes, artichokes, cheese, green onions and basil and mix gently.
  9. Season with salt and pepper and serve immediately.