Recipe-192-EVOO Fried Bred Panzanella with Ricotta and Heirloom Tomatoes
Welcome to my kitchen! Are you looking for a delicious summer salad recipe? Look no further. Today I'm sharing my EVOO Fried Bread Panzanella with Ricotta and Heirloom Tomatoes that is sure to tantalize your taste buds. This unique dish is perfect for the warm weather and really brings out the natural flavors of heirloom tomatoes, fresh basil, crispy fried bread croutons, creamy ricotta cheese, seasoned olives and lemon vinaigrette—all perfectly blended together in one flavorful bowl. Plus it's easy to make: just cut up some ingredients, fry some crusty bread cubes (using hearty extra virgin olive oil!) season them as desired (try rosemary or oregano!), assemble everything in a salad bowl with deconstructed dressing elements plus ricotta cheese for creaminess...and voila! You have a vibrant feast ready to enjoy. So grab your ingredients, crank up the music and let's get cooking today!
- Mix the tomatoes, shallot, garlic, basil, parsley, and vinegar in a salad bowl. Season to taste.
Add the fried bread and the ricotta mixture and serve drizzled with extra olive oil.