Nature's Pride Panzanella

I have been having quite the good time coming up with recipes for my Nature’s Pride bread. With a carton of fresh heirloom tomatoes from Trader Joe’s, a panzanella salad was the obvious choice for a light dinner on Sunday evening.

1) Chop 3 large heirloom tomatoes into large chunks
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2) Finely dice 3 cloves of garlic, begin sautéing in extra virgin olive oil, and place two slices of Nature’s Pride 100% whole wheat bread in the sizzling oil. Brown on both sides, then lower the temperature in the pan to keep the bread warm but the garlic from burning.  

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3) While the bread is warming, chop about 1/4 of a Bermuda onion into fine slivers.

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4) Assemble the tomatoes, bread, and onions in a bowl, and sprinkle with a cheese of your choice. Ours was gorgonzola dolce. Drizzle the assembled salad with olive oil and red wine vinegar, and enjoy!  

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Do you like things like bread and cheese in salads, or are you more of a traditional lettuce and tomato type of salad eater? I like both, but since I do make and eat a lot of salads, I like to mix it up with lots of different ingredients! Hope you are having a fantastic, food and rest filled long weekend!

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  1. Simply Life’s avatar

    Why didn’t I think of that? Perfect! Thanks for the idea!

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  2. Mardi @eatlivetravelwrite’s avatar

    Lovely post! Another WINNER IMHO… You are so lucky you had two chances at a scholarship to the FB Festival… The NP contest was only open to domestic FPs… Fingers still crossed for Bertolli though…

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