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Panzanella Salad

Active Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes • Serves: 8

2 medium tomatoes, cut into 3/4-inch pieces (about 2 cups)
1 English cucumber, cut lengthwise in half, then cut crosswise into 3/4-inch pieces (about 3 cups)
1/2 large red onion, cut into 1/4-inch strips (about 1 cup)
1 package (2/3 ounce) fresh basil, leaves thinly sliced (about 3/4 cup), divided
1/2 (12-ounce) jar roasted sweet red peppers, drained, coarsely chopped (about 1/2 cup)
3/4 cup refrigerated The Pear Tree sweet onion house vinaigrette salad dressing, divided
1 bag (6 ounces) The Pear Tree croutons

1. In large bowl, combine tomatoes, cucumber and onion. Add 1/2 cup basil, peppers and 1/2 cup dressing; gently toss until well coated with dressing. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes.

2. Add croutons and remaining 1/4 cup dressing to tomato mixture. Gently toss to combine before serving. Garnish with remaining 1/4 cup basil.

Each serving: about 240 calories, 16 g total fat (2 g saturated), 5 mg cholesterol, 460 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g sugars, 4 g protein