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Mediterranean Bread Salad

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  • Ciabatta – 1/2 loaf, crusts removed and torn into pieces
  • Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • Garlic – 2 cloves, peeled
  • Basil Leaves – 1 cup
  • Roma Tomatoes – 5, ripe
  • White Wine Vinegar – 3 tsp
  • Salt
  • Ground Black Pepper
  • Rocket Leaves – 125 gms
  • Black Nicoise Olives – 28 to 30, small


  1. Spread the bread pieces on a baking tray and drizzle generously with olive oil.
  2. Bake in a preheated oven at 200C for 10 minutes until crisp.
  3. Crush the garlic and basil together.
  4. Cut tomatoes in half and squeeze the juice into the garlic-basil mixture.
  5. Add 2 1/2 tblsp olive oil, vinegar, salt and black pepper to the garlic basil dressing.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Roughly chop the tomato flesh.
  8. Mix the bread, rocket leaves and chopped tomatoes in a bowl.
  9. Add the dressing and toss well.
  10. Transfer to serving bowls and garnish with black olives.
  11. Serve.
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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