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Simplest Panzanella



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    Christopher Prosperi

    This recipe makes four salads.


    • 2 small cucumbers, diced
    • 2 large tomatoes, diced
    • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese
    • 6 basil leaves, chopped
    • 1 cup panko bread crumbs, tossed with 1 tablespoon olive oil and 1 tablespoon dry oregano and toasted in the oven for six minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
    • ½ cup favorite Italian dressing
    • I head romaine lettuce, shredded, washed and spun dry


    • In a large mixing bowl, toss the diced cucumber, tomato, feta cheese, basil, toasted seasoned bread crumbs and Italian dressing.
    • Mix well and let sit for five minutes.
    • Place shredded romaine into four chilled bowls. Top with the tomato mix and serve.