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A fresh panzanella salad is built with tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers, red onions, mozzarella cheese, basil and mixed with a red wine vinaigrette all spread over baked, toasted, and seasoned bread cubes and topped with the bold flavors of Hillshire Farm® Smoked Sausage.
Serving Amount – 10 servings
|6 Cups||Crusty Bread, Cut into 1-inch cubes|
|2 Tbsp.||Extra Virgin Olive Oil|
|1 tsp.||Salt, Kosher|
|1.5 lbs.||Tomatoes, Cut into small wedges or bite-sized pieces|
|1 ea||Seedless Cucumber, Unpeeled, Ends Removed and Sliced ½ inch|
|1 ea.||Bell Pepper, Yellow, Seeded and Cut into ½-inch squares|
|½ ea.||Red Onion, Medium, Thinly Sliced|
|6 oz.||Mozzarella Cheese, Shredded|
|½ Cup||Basil, Rough Chopped or Torn|
|7 oz.||Red Win Vinaigrette|
|8 oz.||Hillshire Farm® Smoked Sausage|
|½ oz.||Pecorino-Romano Cheese, Shaved|
Red Wine Vinaigrette
|4 oz.||Extra Virgin Olive Oil|
|2 oz.||Red Wine Vinegar|
|1 Tbsp.||Lemon Juice, Fresh|
|1 tsp.||Dijon Mustard|
|½ tsp.||Garlic, Granulated|
|1/8 tsp.||Black Pepper, Fresh Ground|
Step 1 - Preheat oven to 350°F / 177°C.
Step 2 - Make the red wine vinaigrette: Add all the vinaigrette ingredients to a 1-cup container with a lid and shake vigorously to thoroughly blend them together.
Step 3 - Toast the bread cubes. Toss the bread cubes with the extra virgin olive oil and salt in a bowl. Spread the seasoned bread cubes in a single layer on a baking sheet and toast in the oven 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
Step 4 - Remove the bread cubes from the oven and put them in a bowl large enough to toss all the panzanella salad ingredients together.
Step 5 - Make the panzanella salad: Add the tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers, red onions, mozzarella cheese and basil to the bowl with the bread cubes.
Step 6 - Shake the red wine vinaigrette, pour it over the panzanella ingredients in the bowl and toss all the ingredients together thoroughly.
Step 7 - Cover the bowl of panzanella salad with plastic wrap and let it sit at least 30 minutes before serving.
Step 8 - Grill or pan fry 2 4-oz. portions of Hillshire Farm® smoked sausage.
Step 9 - Re-toss the panzanella salad and divide it into 2 bowls.
Step 10 - Top with the smoked sausage and shaved Parmesan-Romano cheese.