Grilled Bruschetta Salad

Grilled Bruschetta Salad 150 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Grilled Bruschetta Salad 150

This salad highlights the wonderful, fresh flavours of summer. Use a sourdough type of bread with a sturdy texture so that the croutons hold their shape as they absorb the dressing.

  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup shredded fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup chopped seeded peeled cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons minced spanish onions
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 clove garlic minced
Bread Cubes:
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 thick (3/4 inch/2 cm) slices sourdough bread (preferably Italian)

Method

Bread Cubes: Stir together oil and garlic; brush over both sides of bread. Place on greased grill over medium heat; close lid and cook, turning once, for about 6 minutes or until bread is crisp and golden. Cut into bite-size pieces. Let cool.

Cut each tomato into 12 wedges; place in salad bowl. Add basil, cucumber, onion and bread cubes. Whisk together olive oil, vinegar, salt, pepper and garlic; pour over salad and toss gently to coat.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 316 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 251.0
  • Total fat 17 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 21 g

%RDI

  • Iron 9.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 10.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 4.0
  • Vitamin C 22.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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