Panzanella: Mamma Mia, This Tuscan Bread & Tomato Salad Is Delicious! by 30Seconds Food

Salads Seafood Dinner Lunch
11 months ago
Panzanella: Mamma Mia, This Tuscan Bread & Tomato Salad Is Delicious!

The more doctors test it, the more they find that eating Mediterranean is the absolute best way to lose weight. Based on the cooking and eating style of Italy, “The Mamma Mia! Diet” by Paola Lovisetti Scamihorn features olive oil, fruits and vegetables, nuts, legumes, fish and poultry, whole grains and, yes, wine! Since this recipe for panzanella calls for tuna canned in olive oil, no other oil is needed. If you use tuna canned in water, it is recommended to add 2-3 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil. You can substitute Tuscan bread with other hearty Italian breads, such as a Pugliese loaf.

You’ll need:

  • 7 ounces Tuscan bread or whole-grain bread, cut into small pieces
  • 3 Roma tomatoes, cut into cubes
  • 2 cucumbers, peeled and cut into small pieces
  • 1 red onion, finely sliced
  • 4 ounces canned tuna in olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon water
  • 12 fresh basil leaves
  • salt and freshly ground pepper

Here’s how to make it:

  1. In a big bowl place the tomatoes, cucumbers, onion and season with salt and pepper. Add bread, vinegar and water. Toss all the ingredients together. The bread should be wet but not soggy. Break it up with a fork.
  2. Add tuna and mix well. Taste and add more salt, pepper and vinegar, if necessary. Tear in basil and refrigerate for 1 hour. Serve cold.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.

This White Bean Salad Recipe Is Quick, Healthy & Packed With Protein

Mediterranean Pizza: Hummus, Olives & Feta Cheese Add a Unique Twist to Pizza Night!

Mediterranean Zucchini Spirals With Olives, Chickpeas & Tomatoes (You'll Love This Low-Calorie Recipe!)

Eat Like an Italian (Minus the Pizza!): Nutrition Tips for Better Vascular Health

Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
This sounds so good (and good for you)!

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

How to Make Sheet Pan Balsamic Chicken & Vegetables (Quick, Easy & So Delicious)!

Taco Spaghetti Recipe: When You Can't Decide If You Want Pasta or Tacos (Genius!)

Salmon Recipes: This Delicious Honey Glazed Salmon Is Ready in 8 Minutes!

Healthy Soup Recipes: Vegan Green Goodness Soup Is So Nutritious, You May Glow From the Inside Out

Got 30 seconds? Sign up for and get the best of our tips each week!