Living in Italian: Panzanella Salad

In her new series, Living in Italian: NYC Fiorella draws on her Italian roots to show how you can Get in Touch with Your Food & live a healthy lifestyle by cooking in your New York City apartment!

Italians are well-known for their no-muss, no-fuss style of cooking. This salad is a perfect example! Using bread, fresh seasonal vegetables, and some Sicilian tuna to make it an entree, this panzanella salad is effortlessly Italian! Watch here!

Peasant Panzanella Salad


  • Whole Grain Bread

  • Tomatoes

  • Basil

  • Red Onion

  • Lemon Juice

  • Feta Cheese

  • Olive Oil

  • Sicilian Tuna, optional


  1. Dry out cubed, whole grain bread for two days, or use stale bread and cut into crouton-size pieces.

  2. Chop tomatoes, dice red onion, and basil.

  3. Add bread with vegetables in a large salad bowl. Squeeze lemon juice, drizzle in olive oil, add crumbled cheese, and flake in canned tuna (if using). Toss to combine.

  4. Season accordingly with salt, pepper, and more lemon juice and olive oil if needed.

  5. Enjoy!

Nutrition RX: Panzanella Salad

  • Fiber

  • Lycopene

  • Vitamin A

  • Antioxidants

  • Omega-3 Fats

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