Grilled Cheese Panzanella
Grilled Cheese Panzanella

Grilled Cheese Panzanella

Panzanella is a traditional Italian bread salad. This recipe increases flavor by adding cheese to the bread.

8
servings
25 min
PREP TIME
25 min
TOTAL TIME

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

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat broiler.

  2. STEP 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. STEP 3

    Combine all dressing ingredients in small bowl; beat with whisk until well mixed. Set aside.

  4. STEP 4

    Place all salad ingredients in large bowl. Add dressing; toss to combine.

  5. STEP 5

    Just before serving, add bread cubes to salad; toss to combine.

Nutrition

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

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