1 loaf of day old bread, cut into 1-inch cubes
¼ cup olive oil
3 tablespoons white wine or champagne vinegar
3 tablespoons Sicilian Seasoning
3 large tomatoes, cut into 1-inch slices
1 cucumber, sliced into 1/2-inch slices
2 red, yellow or orange bell peppers, seeded and cut into 1-inch cubes
1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
1 cup basil leaves, torn
1. Preheat oven 350ºF.
2. Place cubed bread on a rimmed sheet sheet, and bake for 20 minutes or until bread cubes are lightly brown and crusty.
3. In a bowl whisk the olive oil, vinegar, Sicilian seasoning, and salt and pepper together.
4. In a large bowl combine the bread, tomatoes, cucumber, bell peppers, onion and basil. Add the vinaigrette and toss until well coated.
5. Let the salad sit at room temperature for a half an hour to allow the flavors to blend.