Panzanella is a recipe from the Tuscany region of Italy, originally a tomato and stale bread salad, but here's a fancier version.
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Last modified on: October 16th 2022

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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Wash and dry 300 g cherry tomatoes, cut them in 2, and reserve.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Cut 3 slices bread into small pieces.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
In a small skillet over high heat, heat 3 tablespoons olive oil and when hot add the bread.

Toast the croutons to your liking, then remove from heat.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Pour the croutons into a bowl, then pour over the tomatoes that you will have sprinkled with fine salt just before.

Do not mix immediately, let the juice of the tomatoes, salted, go down on the croutons.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Meanwhile, prepare and chop 1 shallot.

Coarsely chop the parsley.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
Pour shallot and parsley on the tomatoes, do not mix.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
In a bowl, add 4 tablespoons lemon and 4 tablespoons olive oil, salt and pepper, and mix with a fork.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
Pour this mixture into the bowl, mix well, your panzanella is ready.
Instead of a shallot in step 5, you can use a red onion.

Do not hesitate to use stale bread to make the croutons, it is completely in the spirit of the recipe, even if they are a little dry, they will be softened by the tomato juice.
To be enjoyed during the day.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,067 Kcal or 4,467 Kj16 gr119 gr107 gr
53 %6 %11 %16 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
167 Kcal or 699 Kj2 gr19 gr17 gr
8 %1 %2 %3 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
267 Kcal or 1,118 Kj4 gr30 gr27 gr
13 %2 %3 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Gluten
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 2.27 €
  • Per person : 0.57 €

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