Italian summer Peach and Panzan Salad Recipe
Simplicity has never looked so beautiful.
Simplicity has never looked so beautiful. A stunning combination of skin-on peaches and heirloom tomatoes of various colors, sizes, and shapes Peach Panzan Salad Its a simple awesome swap is all it takes to reimagine panzanella.
This Italian summer salad usually features cubes of day-old rustic bread and tomatoes, tossed with basil leaves and a simple vinaigrette. But slices of ripe, juicy peaches in place of, or in addition to, the tomatoes bring a different (but entirely welcome) sweetness to the mix. bon appetit!
1. Place garlic on a cutting board; hit it with the side of a large knife to break it open a bit. Place peaches, onion, and garlic in a large nonreactive bowl. Drizzle oil and vinegar over the fruit mixture; season with salt and pepper. Toss; let stand, covered, in a cool place, for 1 hour or more.
2. Place bread on a hot grill or under a heated broiler; toast until both sides are slightly charred, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat, rub lightly with garlic if desired; tear bread into bite-size chunks. When ready to serve, add cucumbers, basil, and bread to tomatoes.
3. Toss to coat bread thoroughly with the marinating liquid. Adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper, and remove garlic clove.