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Easy Tuscan Peasant Tomato Salad

This easy Italian recipe uses stale bread and tomatoes. Enjoy!
Ingredients
  Stale white bread 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs), cut in bite size pieces
  Tomatoes 4 Medium, cut in bite size
  Red onion 1 , sliced (or 6 sliced scallions)
For the vinaigrette
  Olive oil 4 Tablespoon
  Red wine vinegar/White wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
For garnish
  Basil leaves 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Cut the bread in bite size pieces.
2. In a large bowl, put the bread pieces and pour in very cold water, to cover the bread and allow it to soak for about 30 minutes.
3. Meanwhile chop the tomatoes and slice the onion, place into a large serving bowl and mix well.

MAKING
4. After 30 minutes of soaking, squeeze as much water out from the bread as possible.
5. Add the bread to tomato and onion mixture.
For the vinaigrette
6. In a separate bowl, mix together olive oil and wine vinegar until well blended.
7. Stream the dressing all over the salad and stir well to mix.

SERVING
8. Sprinkle with basil leave on top and serve as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Tomato, Vegetable
Interest: 
Easy
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Wondering what to do with leftover bread? Simple, just tear and toss them with tomatoes to make a yummy old-Italian style salad. Once a favorite dish of the peasants, this old-fashioned salad epitomizes simple Italian cooking style. Stream the video recipe to learn how to make this authentic salad.

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