Italian bread salad with sweet pepper and tuna

Italian bread salad with sweet pepper and tuna


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About this recipe: This Italian bread salad, also known as panzanella, is a nice lunch dish with vibrant sweet pepper and tuna. Prepare this dish well before the lunch to allow the flavours to marinate for a delicious dish.

Serves: 1 

  • 150g sliced white bread
  • 4 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 8 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon freshly chopped thyme
  • 1 red onion, sliced into thin rings
  • 1 green pepper - halved, seeded and sliced into thin strips
  • 300g tomatoes - peeled, cored and cubed
  • 1/2 courgette, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 orange, cubed
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 150g tinned tuna, drained
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 1/2 bunch fresh basil, sliced

Prep:20min  ›  Extra time:1hr marinating  ›  Ready in:1hr20min 

  1. Slice the bread into cubes and toast in a dry frying pan over a medium heat without oil until golden brown.
  2. Mix the vinegar, oil, thyme and onion in a bowl before adding the cubes of bread, vegetables and fruit. Season with salt and pepper to your preferred taste and leave to marinate for around an hour.
  3. Mix the drained tuna, capers and basil through the salad and serve immediately. Enjoy!

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