Panzanella Salad

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. GalbaniĀ® Mozzarella, shredded
  • 1 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. garlic, chopped
  • 8 fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup pepperoni, sliced
  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup hot pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup carrot, shredded
  • 1/4 cup celery, chopped
  • 1/4 cup red pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup artichoke hearts
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1/4 cup green olives, sliced
  • 2 loaves Italian bread or 1/2 loaf French bread, cut into cubes

Directions

  • In a small mixing bowl, make dressing by whisking together the oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, garlic, and basil.
  • Shred the mozzarella cheese by hand for freshness. In a large bowl, combine all vegetables and pepperoni.
  • Then add bread, cheese, and dressing.
  • Toss and serve.