Peach and Blackberry Panzanella Salad

August 12, 2016

Author Notes:

This is a fruity take on Panzanella, the traditional Italian bread salad. Serve it with a rosé wine or blackberry iced tea.

Joely Seal Rogers

Serves: 4


  • 4 small, ripe and juicy peaches, pitted and quartered
  • 1 pint blackberries
  • 4 cups mixed greens
  • 1/2 cup lightly packed fresh basil leaves, shredded
  • 4 ounces blue cheese, crumbled
  • 4 slices whole grain bread, toasted and cubed
  • 1 cup balsamic vinaigrette
In This Recipe


  1. Place the bread in the bottom of a large mixing bowl. Pour the balsamic vinaigrette over the bread and toss, allowing it to soak into the bread.
  2. Add the peaches, blackberries, blue cheese, and shredded basil leaves. Toss gently to blend and season to taste with salt and freshly ground pepper.

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