Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
2 cups (500 mL) cubed (3/4-inch/2 cm) day-old rustic bread
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 tbsp (45 mL) extra-virgin olive oil
2 tbsp (25 mL) sherry vinegar or red wine vinegar
1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
Pinch each pepper and crumbled dried rosemary
3 medium Ontario Greenhouse Tomatoes
Half Ontario Greenhouse Cucumber, chopped
1 Ontario Greenhouse Sweet Yellow Pepper, chopped
3 green onions, sliced
Arrange bread cubes in single layer on rimmed baking sheet. Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown, turning once. Cool.
Combine garlic, oil, vinegar, salt, pepper and rosemary.
Cut tomatoes in half crosswise and gently squeeze out seeds; cut into 3/4-inch (2 cm) pieces. Place in large bowl; add cucumber, yellow pepper, green onions and croutons. Pour dressing over top; toss well but gently. Let stand 5 minutes to soften croutons.
Nutritional Information: 1 Serving
Protein: 3.0 grams
Fat: 11.0 grams
Carbohydrate: 18.0 grams
Fibre: 2.0 grams
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