Panzanella

One of the most popular tuscan recipes, a salad dish prepared with fresh basic ingredients that will fullfill the  palate on hot  summer days.

panzanella-alla-pugliese 

Ingredients for 4 people

6 slices of hard old bread

4 tomatoes

1 red onion

1 cucumber

basil, olive oil

white wine vinegar

salt & pepper

 

Chop the onion, cut the cucumber into thin slices (removing the peel) and dice the tomatoes. Put them in a plate with salt, pepper and vinegar. Put the slices of bread into cold water and let them soak for a few minutes. When the bread is lump, squeeze it and remove the water. Crumble the dried bread on top of the vegetables. Add abundant olive oil and minced basil and mix well. Serve the panzanella after 1 hour in the fridge.

 

 

 

 

 

Click here to prepare your own Panzanella