Grilled Bread Salad

Looking for a tasty side dish? Then try classic veggie salad and grilled bread in a new way – a distinctive meal.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 8

1
cucumber, seeded, diced
1/2
red bell pepper, diced
1/2
green bell pepper, diced
1/2
cup chopped red onion
1/2
cup chopped pitted kalamata or ripe olives
1/4
cup chopped fresh basil leaves
1/2
cup red wine vinaigrette dressing
4
slices (1/2 inch thick) round sourdough bread
1
clove garlic, halved
2
tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1
cup mixed baby greens
1
cup baby spinach leaves
1
cup shredded Parmesan cheese (1 oz)

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In large bowl, mix cucumber, bell peppers, onion, olives, basil and dressing. Set aside.
  • 2 Rub both sides of each slice of bread with cut side of garlic clove; brush both sides of each with oil. Discard garlic.
  • 3 Place bread slices on grill over medium heat. Cook 4 to 6 minutes, turning once, until golden brown. Remove bread from grill. Cut into 1/2-inch cubes.
  • 4 Add greens, spinach and toasted bread cubes to salad mixture; toss to combine. Sprinkle with cheese.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
380mg
380%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
40%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.