Grilled Tomato & Feta Panzanella
This hearty and delicious salad is perfect for using your summer tomatoes!
2 lbs. heirloom tomatoes
1 medium red onion
4 oz. french bread
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
3 oz. block feta cheese
1 - 14.5 oz. can cannellini beans
1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
1 tsp. red wine vinegar
Salt, to taste
Pepper, to taste
Heat grill to high heat.
Prep ingredients: Cut tomatoes in 1/2 inch thick slices. Cut onions in 1/4 inch thick slices. Cut bread in 1 inch thick slices.
Brush tomatoes, bread and onions with olive oil. Place tomatoes, bread, onions and block of feta directly on grill grates. Grill until charred on both sides, about 1-2 minutes per side. Remove from grill and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Let cool 5 minutes and then cut tomatoes, onion and bread into chunks.
Combine tomatoes, bread, onion, beans, basil, vinegar and 3 tablespoons of olive oil in a large bowl and lightly toss to combine. Top with crumbled feta cheese and serve immediately. Enjoy!