Summer panzanella: what to make for a light and original Italian salad

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
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Panzanella is a delicious, light, and easy-to-prepare Tuscan summer salad based on tomatoes, onions, and breadcrumbs. But to add summer motifs to the dish, culinary experts advise replacing tomatoes with nectarines, for example, which go perfectly with prosciutto.

Easy salad

The chef shared a recipe for a delicious panzanella on Instagram, which will become a real table decoration.

Delicious vegetable salad


  • Bread (ciabatta, baguette or any other white bread)
  • Garlic
  • Dried basil
  • Olive oil
  • Red onion
  • Olives
  • Fresh basil
  • Narsharab (pomegranate sauce) or wine vinegar
  • Tomatoes
  • Salt and pepper

Method of preparation:

1. Cut the bread into cubes, drizzle with oil, garlic and spices, and dry in the oven.

Breadcrumbs with spices

2. Chop the tomatoes, onions, olives, put them on a dish, pour the sauce over them and top with the breadcrumbs.

Ready-made salad

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