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Tuscan Tomato, Cucumber and Bread Salad

Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 2 servings


For the Salad

  • 3 small tomatoes cut into bite-sized pieces
  • ½ cucumber cut into bite-sized pieces
  • ½ medium onion diced
  • 1 handful basil washed and dried
  • leftover baguette pulled or cut into bite-sized pieces
  • water for soaking
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

For the Dressing

  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar


  • Soak the bread in water until softened. Squeeze out as much excess water as you can.
  • Combine all the salad ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Whisk together the oil and vinegar. Season with just a bit of salt and pepper.
  • Toss the dressing with the salad. Let sit for a few minutes to let the bread soak up the flavors of the dressing and vegetables.