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Tuscan Style Bread Salad

 
This recipe is vegetarian.vegetarian
This recipe is vegan.vegan
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
 
One serving costs about $2.97 One serving costs about $2.97

$2.97 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

4 vegetarian,vegan,dairy-free,dairy free,lacto ovo vegetarian,vegan
spoonacular Score:71%

Spoonacular Score: 71%

 

Tuscan Style Bread Salad is a vegan side dish. For $3.12 per serving, this recipe covers 21% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe makes 4 servings with 359 calories, 6g of protein, and 10g of fat each. 1 person were impressed by this recipe. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes. A mixture of an of basil leaves, olives, romaine lettuce, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so tasty. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 75%. This score is solid. Similar recipes include Grilled Bread with Tuscan-Style Lamb, Tuscan-Style Tuna Salad, and Tuscan-Style Tuna Salad.

Ingredients

Servings:
1 handful
1 handful shredded fresh basil leaves
shredded fresh basil leaves
5.29 oz
5.29 oz black olives
black olives
3.53 oz
3.53 oz ciabatta bread
ciabatta bread
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp olive oil
olive oil
1 small
1 small orange pepper
orange pepper
1 small
1 small shredded red onion
shredded red onion
7.94 oz
7.94 oz trimmed sweet romaine lettuce
trimmed sweet romaine lettuce
some
some black salt and pepper
black salt and pepper
3.02 cups
3.02 cups tomatoes
tomatoes
45 Tbsps
45 Tbsps white balsamic vinegar
white balsamic vinegar
1 small
1 small yellow bell pepper
yellow bell pepper
1 handful shredded fresh basil leaves
1 handful
shredded fresh basil leaves
5.29 oz black olives
5.29 oz
black olives
3.53 oz ciabatta bread
3.53 oz
ciabatta bread
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 small orange pepper
1 small
orange pepper
1 small shredded red onion
1 small
shredded red onion
7.94 oz trimmed sweet romaine lettuce
7.94 oz
trimmed sweet romaine lettuce
some black salt and pepper
some
black salt and pepper
3.02 cups tomatoes
3.02 cups
tomatoes
45 Tbsps white balsamic vinegar
45 Tbsps
white balsamic vinegar
1 small yellow bell pepper
1 small
yellow bell pepper

Equipment

bowl
bowl
oven
oven
bowl
bowl
oven
oven


Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/Fan 180C/400F/Gs Mark 6. Tear the bread into bite
  2. Seized pieces and place in a roasting tin. Drizzle over half the oil and toss to coat the bread. Bake for 15-20mins or until the bread is golden and crunchy.
  3. Cut the tomatoes and peppers into bite seized chinks and place in a large bowl. Add the onion, olives, remaining oil, vinegar and basil. Season well with salt and freshly ground black pepper then toss together with the bread. Leave to stand for 5 minutes to allow the flavours to infuse.
  4. Finally tear the lettuce into bite sized pieces, add to the bowl and toss until well mixed.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $3.06
Ingredient
1 handful shredded fresh basil leaves
150 grams black olives
100 grams ciabatta bread
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 small orange pepper
1 small shredded red onion
225 grams trimmed sweet romaine lettuce
450 grams tomatoes
45 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
1 small yellow bell pepper
Price
$0.08
$1.18
$1.04
$0.17
$0.66
$0.37
$0.65
$1.69
$6.10
$0.33
$12.25

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you're following a gluten-free diet, make sure your bread (and all other ingredients) is truly gluten free.

  • Lycopene, the chemical in tomatoes that makes them red (and healthy), is fat soluble. This means eating tomatoes with a fat — say, avocado or olive oil?improves the body's ability to absorb the lycopene. Don't hesitate to include some healthy fats in this dish to get the most health benefits from the tomatoes!

  • You have probably heard by now that whole wheat bread is better for you than white bread. While this is true and definitely worth considering, you should be aware that all bread (especially your typical supermarket loaves) will raise your blood sugar and should be eaten in moderation.

Price Tips

  • Fresh herbs can be expensive, so don't let them go to waste. If you have any leftovers, you might be able to freeze them. The Kitchn recommends freezing hardy herbs like rosemary and thyme in olive oil, while Better Homes and Gardens suggests using freezer bags to freeze basil, chives, mint, and more.

Cooking Tips

  • Just a head's up: tomatoes shouldn't be refrigerated! They will lose their flavor and probably get mushy too. For more on selecting and storing tomatoes and other vegetables, check out the academy.

  • If you're using olive oil to cook at high temperatures, make sure that the olive oil you're using has a high smoke point because heating an oil past its smoke point can ruin the flavor and even release harmful compounds into your dish. Many people recommend saving extra-virgin olive oil for cold dishes or for adding the finishing touch to a warm dish. You could also use canola oil, coconut oil, or another good high-temperature oil to be on the safe side.

  • Don't have fresh herbs? Substitute dried herbs, but use about 1/3 less because dried herbs are more potent than fresh.

  • To keep your eyes from stinging and watering while cutting onions, trying popping the onion in the freezer for 15 minutes before you plan to start cooking. Chilling the onion slows the release of the enzyme responsible for teary eyes.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Bell peppers are unfortunately on the "dirty dozen" list compiled by the Environmental Working Group (EWG). You might want to buy them organic when you can.

  • Tomatoes, especially cherry tomatoes, should be bought organic when possible. Moreover, buying tomatoes from your local farmers' market when they are in season is going to make your dish much, much tastier, not to mention more eco-friendly. In fact, we recommend using canned — or better yet, jarred?tomato products when tomatoes aren't in season instead of buying imported or greenhouse-grown tomatoes.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
352 Calories
5g Protein
9g Total Fat
54g Carbs
29% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
352
18%

Fat
9g
15%

  Saturated Fat
1g
9%

Carbohydrates
54g
18%

  Sugar
32g
36%

Cholesterol
0.0mg
0%

Sodium
953mg
41%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
5g
12%

Vitamin A
6627IU
133%

Vitamin C
77mg
94%

Vitamin K
72µg
69%

Folate
113µg
28%

Manganese
0.54mg
27%

Potassium
742mg
21%

Fiber
5g
20%

Vitamin E
2mg
19%

Iron
2mg
14%

Magnesium
53mg
13%

Vitamin B6
0.26mg
13%

Copper
0.22mg
11%

Calcium
108mg
11%

Phosphorus
97mg
10%

Vitamin B1
0.12mg
8%

Vitamin B3
1mg
7%

Vitamin B2
0.09mg
5%

Zinc
0.61mg
4%

Vitamin B5
0.31mg
3%

Selenium
0.78µg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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