Heirloom Tomato Bread Salad

Heirloom Tomato Bread Salad
Staff Writer
Heirloom Tomato Bread Salad
Catherine McCord
Heirloom Tomato Bread Salad

The recipe is simple to prepare and isn't expensive to make because the crusty bread cubes go a long way toward feeding a large family a super-fresh meal. If you're looking for a dish that screams "summertime," you have to try this. And if I can't convince you to start your own edible garden, this salad certainly will.

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4
Servings
561
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4  Cups  cubed (1-inch pieces) crusty bread
  • 1/4  Cup  olive oil
  • heirloom tomatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1  Cup  sliced cucumbers
  • ear corn, sliced off the cob
  • 1/2  red onion, sliced thinly
  • 2  Tablespoons  chiffonade basil
  • 1/2  Cup  Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
  • 2  Tablespoons  balsamic vinegar
  • 1  Teaspoon  kosher salt

Directions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

Place the bread cubes on a baking sheet, drizzle with 2 tablespoons of the olive oil, and toss to coat. Bake until golden, about 12-15 minutes, and set aside to cool.

Then, place the tomatoes, cucumbers, corn, onion, basil, olives, and bread in a large bowl. In a small bowl, whisk together the remaining olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and salt. Pour onto the salad and toss to coat. Serve.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
37g
53%
Sugar
17g
19%
Saturated Fat
15g
63%
Carbohydrate, by difference
52g
40%
Protein
6g
13%
Vitamin A, RAE
252µg
36%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
59µg
66%
Calcium, Ca
80mg
8%
Choline, total
14mg
3%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Fluoride, F
102µg
3%
Folate, total
80µg
20%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
31mg
10%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
3mg
21%
Phosphorus, P
88mg
13%
Selenium, Se
24µg
44%
Sodium, Na
973mg
65%
Water
205g
8%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Heirloom Tomato Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Heirloom Tomato Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.