53. Tuscan bread salad


1 ciabatta loaf
1 red onion, finely sliced
half a Cucumber, chopped
500g ripe tomatoes, chopped
1 bunch of fresh basil, shredded
8 tbsp Olive oil
2-3 tbsp white wine vinegar
salt and fresh ground black pepper


1. Slice the ciabatta into 2cm cubes. Place in a large salad bowl.

2. Add the red onion, cucumber, tomatoes and basil.

3. Whisk together the olive oil and wine vinegar. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper.

4. Toss the dressing with the bread salad.

5. Cover and chill for 2-3 hours before serving.