Garlic Bread Salad

January 2nd, 2014 § 0 comments

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— Garlic Bread Salad (serves 2) —

4 tablespoons olive oil

3 cloves garlic, minced

1/3 loaf day-old crusty bread, cut into chunks

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1 and 1/2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

Salt and black pepper

10 cherry tomatoes, cut into halves

1/2 cucumber, cut into chunks

150g lettuce leaves

1/2 red onion, thinly sliced

10 karamata olives, pitted

Small bunch of fresh basil, chopped

Some parmesan cheese, shaved


In a large frying-pan, heat the olive oil and garlic over a medium heat. Add  bread pieces and lightly sprinkle with salt. Sauté until golden brown for 4-5 minutes. 

In a small bowl, mix the extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar and season with salt and black pepper.

In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, cucumber, lettuce, red onion, karamata olives and basil. drizzle with dressing. Add the sautéed bread, toss well to coat.

Garnish with parmesan cheese.




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