Panzanella salad is one of the great Italian dishes that have crossed the Atlantic to become a mainstay in America. Many different versions of this Tuscan classic exist but the essentials remain the same: stale bread, tomatoes and extra virgin oil.
How you make panzanella salad is really up to you but here are three versions to inspire you:
This version of panzanella is perhaps the simplest recipe out of the three. It calls for dark bread, tomatoes, garlic and olive oil and basil.
Cucumbers, red onion, lemon and black olives kick up this Italian panzanella recipe which uses stale white bread. It makes for a nice appetizer or picnic food.
To turn panzanella salad into a meal we recommend you try this more elaborate recipe. This version calls for the ingredients mentioned above along with capers and parsley. Buon appetito!