• prep: 25 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 25 min
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  • Summary

    Choose a mix of many-colored heirloom tomatoes for this Italian bread salad, also known as panzanella. Italian country bread makes the salad a little heartier than most.

    Ingredients

    • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
    • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    • Coarse salt and ground pepper
    • 1 1/2 pounds mixed heirloom tomatoes, cored and cut into thick wedges
    • 1 English cucumber, peeled in strips, halved lengthwise, and sliced 1/2 inch thick
    • 1 small bulb fennel, stalks removed, bulb halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
    • 1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
    • 1/3 cup pitted Kalamata olives, halved
    • 4 1/2-inch-thick slices whole-wheat country bread
    • 1 garlic clove, peeled and halved
    • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
    • 4 ounces ricotta salata cheese, shaved

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 276 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 21 g 32.6%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 26.08%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 4 mg 1.2%
    • Sodium: 108 mg 4.49%
    • Calcium: 276 mg 27.57%
    • Potassium: 676 mg 19.31%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 19.43%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 24 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 11 g 42.54%
    • Sugar: 6 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 37.43%
    • Vitamin C 40.49%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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