Simplest Panzanella

Simplest Panzanella Prosperi
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.
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