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Bread and Tomato Salad Recipe

Bread and Tomato Salad Recipe

While "bread salad" may sound unusual, you'll find that this blend from Joan Gwynn of Watsonville, California is unusually good. A simple dressing jazzes up a medley of bread cubes, tomatoes, basil and red onion.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + standing YIELD:8 servings


  • 8 cups cubed Italian or French bread
  • 3 cups chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup minced fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons cider or red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the bread, tomatoes, basil and onion. In a small bowl, whisk together the remaining ingredients; drizzle over bread mixture. Cover and let stand for 30 minutes before serving. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 234 calories, 15g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 343mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

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Joscy User ID: 2694585 44570
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2014

"This sounds wonderful! A family member does not like fresh tomatoes so will replace with mushrooms."

dollargirl User ID: 939213 74540
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2011

"My favorite fall-back recipe. Everyone loves it."

NinaJ User ID: 2056812 79870
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2010

"Great Summer salad. It has become a new family favorite."

magnetqueen User ID: 1233025 31703
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2009

"sounds good- thanks!"

srobertsonstr44 User ID: 519273 27814
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2009

"I'm sorry but a "light and healthy" salad with 15 Grams of fat??? I don't think so."

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