Panzanella Salad

This Colorful Tuscan Salad Is Perfect For Using Day Old Bread And Seasonal Vegetables!
Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes

6 cups day old Tuscan bread, cubed
1 cup yellow peppers, cubed
1 cup red pepper, cubed
1 cup red onion, cubed
1 cup green onion, sliced
2 cups cucumber, sliced
1 cup smoked Gouda cheese, diced
4 cups, Campari tomatoes, halved
1/4 cup parsley leaves
10-12 whole basil leaves
1/4 cup capers
2 cloves garlic, sliced thin
1/2 cup olive oil
1/2 cup white wine vinegar or red wine vinegar
3 tbsp sugar or honey

Cooking Tools
Small skillet
Large mixing bowl

In a small skillet on low heat, add; olive oil and garlic slices and simmer for about 5 minutes, until garlic is slightly tender.  Take off heat, add vinegar and sugar and whisk.  Set aside to cool.  In a large mixing bowl add the cubed bread and the rest of the ingredients.  Pour garlic vinaigrette over the salad and toss until all ingredients are coated. Salt and pepper to taste, transfer to a serving dish and serve.
Serves 6

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