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Monday, January 9, 2012

A Tuscan Salad From Day Old Bread...

copyright 2012 Art of Living, PrimaMedia,Inc/Maria Liberati

If you have  leftover  bread and need to use it up before it 'expires' this is a delicious way to use it and you won;t have to let anyone know you were using day old bread
excerpted form The Basic Art of Italian Cooking: DaVinci Style get your copy here or in ebook exclusively on  Kindle

12 slices day old crusty bread
4 tblsps (60 gr) white wine vinegar
1 cup (100 gr)extra virgin olive oil
1/2 lb (250 gr) red ripe tomatoes
1 red onion
1 cucumber
1 handful basil leaves
pinch of salt
freshly ground black pepper

Slice bread into 12 slices. Place bread in bowl with ¼ cup water and 1 tblsp (15 gr) vinegar. Leave for 3 minutes. Remove and squeeze water out from bread. Place wet slices on bottom of salad bowl. Place in tomato slices, sliced cucumber, sliced red onion. Drizzle in olive oil, 2 tblsps (60 gr) vinegar.Pinch of slat, freshly ground black pepper. Toss gently.

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