Panzanella with Mozzarella Cheese

Panzanella with Mozzarella Cheese

This is a delicious panzanella made with 2 day old stale bread.
It's a perfect dish for a summer lunch.

Ingredients: 1 serving

Stale leftover baguette
4 slices
Buffalo mozzarella cheese
4 pieces
Extra virgin olive oil
4 + 2 tablespoons
White wine vinegar
1 + 1/2 tablespoons
Balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon
Cherry tomatoes
Salt, pepper, lemon juice, Italian parsley
to taste


1. Cut the bread into pieces and place in a bowl. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and and add 1/2 tablespoon of wine vinegar and 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil. Combine well.
2. Cut the cherry tomatoes and mozzarella in half. Slice the onion and chop the cucumber. Finely chop the parsley and place everything into a separate bowl.
3. Season the vegetables with salt and pepper. Add the white wine vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, and balsamic vinegar, mixing well with each addition.
4. Add the baguette pieces from the other bowl and mix well. Arrange on a dish and add a spritz of lemon juice to finish.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is a local dish from Tuscany.