Grilled Bread Salad

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

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

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.
Makes 8 servings (1 1/4 cups each)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 180
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 380mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 15g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.