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Feta Panzanella Salad ❤️ Such an easy and delicious one! Traditionally, panzanella doesn’t have feta but it adds the most amazing flavor! 

I used @AthenosFeta in 2 different ways, baked with the bread, trust me…when you get the little golden pieces of feta you’ll swoon and also used it atop the salad.

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Why You’ll Love Feta Panzanella Salad

You know salads are one of my favorite things in the world, and panzanella is definitely one of my top faves! I love the textures and flavors in this one. The ciabatta adds that crunchy element and it’s perfect. This salad is fresh, and so easy to make.

Substitutions

You can leave the feta out or swap for any other cheese. Herbs are always very easy to sub for your favorite ones.

Feta Panzanella Salad

Feta Panzanella Salad

By Nadia Aidi
Feta Panzanella Salad ❤️ Such an easy and delicious one! Traditionally panzanella doesn’t have feta but it adds the most amazing flavor! 
I used @AthenosFeta in 2 different ways, baked with the bread, trust me…when you get the little golden pieces of feta you’ll swoon and also used it atop the salad.

Ingredients 

  • 2 pints cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 5 persian cucumbers
  • 4-5 cups cubed ciabatta
  • 1-6 oz container @athenosfeta crumbles
  • 1/2 cup Italian parsley
  • 1/4 cup fresh dill
  • 1 tsp oregano, optional
  • 3 tbsp olive oil

Dressing

  • Tomato water, base
  • 2 small shallots, chopped
  • 1.5 tsp honey
  • 1.5 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1/4 red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 cup olive oil

Directions 

  • Place the tomatoes atop a strainer and add plenty of kosher salt. Let sit for 20 minutes
  • Add the ciabatta to a baking dish. Combine the olive oil, oregano and 1/4 cup feta crumbles. Mix together. Bake at 375F for about 20 min. Check at the 15 minute mark
  • Using the tomato water as the base, mix together the shallots, mustard, honey, vinegar and lemon. Slowly whisk in the olive oil. Salt/pepper to taste
  • In a bowl, add the bread, tomatoes, cucumber, parsley, dill and remaining feta crumbles. Add 1/2 of the vinaigrette and mix in, keep adding it little bits at a time until desired dressed level

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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