Gino D’Acampo makes panzanella salad with red onions and stale bread on Let’s Do Lunch.
The ingredients are: 1 thick slice of leftover / stale country-style loaf of bread, cut into 2cm cubes, A couple of sun-dried tomatoes, roughly chopped, A few artichoke hearts in oil, drained and roughly chopped, 1 tbsp capers, 2 ripe tomatoes, roughly chopped, 1⁄4 red onion, peeled and finely sliced, 1 celery sticks, finely chopped, A few roasted peppers from a jar, drained from their oil, 10 fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped, A few parmesan shavings, 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, 1 tablespoons white wine vinegar and Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste.
To prepare the salad, whisk together the oil and vinegar with a splash of water. Season with salt and pepper.
Dry fry the cubed bread in a hot frying pan and lightly toast.
Add in the sun-dried tomatoes, artichokes, tomatoes, capers, pepper, onion, celery, basil, parmesan and toasted bread into the dressing and gently mix until all the ingredients are combined.
Leave to stand for a minute or two before serving.