Grilled Cheese Panzanella

Grilled Cheese Panzanella
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Panzanella is a traditional Italian bread salad. This recipe increases flavor by adding cheese to the bread.
25 min
Prep Time
25 min
Total Time
8 servings

Ingredients

Bread

4 (1/2-inch) slices
sourdough bread
4 (3/4-ounce) slices
Land O Lakes® 4 Cheese Italian Blend

Dressing

6 tablespoons
olive oil
3 tablespoons
white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon
finely chopped fresh garlic
1/2 teaspoon
Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon
pepper

Salad

3 to 4 medium (2 1/2 cups)
tomatoes, chopped
1 large (1 1/4 cups)
yellow bell pepper, chopped
1 medium (1 1/4 cups)
cucumber, peeled, seeded, chopped
1 small (1/2 cup)
red onion, thinly sliced
1/2 cup
fresh basil leaves, chopped
1 teaspoon
salt

Directions

  1. Heat broiler.
  2. Place 2 slices bread onto ungreased baking sheet. Top each with 2 slices cheese and remaining bread slices. Broil 5 to 6 inches from heat, turning once, 4-8 minutes or until golden brown on both sides. Transfer to cooling rack; cool completely. Cut into 1-inch cubes.
  3. Combine all dressing ingredients in small bowl; beat with whisk until well mixed. Set aside.
  4. Place all salad ingredients in large bowl. Add dressing; toss to combine.
  5. Just before serving, add bread cubes to salad; toss to combine.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
240
Cholesterol
10mg
Carbohydrates
24g
Protein
7g
Fat
14g
Sodium
590mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

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