Cantaloupe & Blue Panzanella

Cantaloupe & Blue Panzanella

“Waste not want not” - day-old bread is no exception. Ripe blueberries and cantaloupe are complimented by fresh basil in this cool, sweet and savory combination. Panzanella is a pleasant, summertime salad ideal for those hot days of July and August.

Yield: Serves 6
Prep: 20 minutes

Ingredients
6 cups stale bread, ¾” cubed*
2 pints fresh Bow Hill blueberries
3 cups cantaloupe
1 cup basil, chiffonade
¼ red onion, thinly sliced
¼ cup Bow Hill Blueberry pickle brine
2 tbsp champagne vinegar
½ cup olive oil
1 small clove of garlic, minced
1 tsp salt

Directions
In a small bowl, soak the red onion in the Bow Hill Blueberry Pickle brine. Let sit for at least 10 minutes.

In a large bowl, whisk the vinegar, olive oil, garlic and salt. Add the onions and the brine. Add the remaining ingredients and toss well. Let rest at room temperature at least 20 minutes prior to serving.

* Make sure to use 1 to 2 day-old bread, it will absorb the moisture from the fruit and dressing while holding its shape. Fresh bread will become soggy and dissolve.

Products Featured in this Recipe

  • Classic Gift Box

    1 - 7 oz. Blueberry Jam

    1 - 9 oz. Heirloom Pickled Blueberries

    1 - 7 oz. Heirloom Dried Blueberries

    Each Gift Box purchase includes a Bow Hill...

  • Classic Gift Box Plus

    1 - 7 oz. Blueberry Jam

    1 - 9 oz. Heirloom Pickled Blueberries

    1 - 7 oz. Dried Heirloom Blueberries

    1 - Chocolate Covered Blueberries

    Each Gift Box...

  • Deluxe Gift Box

    1 - 7 oz. Blueberry Jam

    1 - 10 oz. Blueberry Marinade & Salad Dressing

    1 - 9 oz. Heirloom Pickled Blueberries

    1 - 7 oz. Dried Heirloom Blueberries 

  • Organic Pickled Blueberries - 9 oz.

    Sweet and savory bursts of blueberry deliciousness. Garnish salmon, duck, artisan cheeses, lox, salads, grains, curries, squash soup, root vegetables, cocktails and ice cream.

    Ingredients: Organic Blueberries,  Organic Evaporated Cane Juice,...

  • Supreme Gift Box

    1 - 7 oz. Blueberry Jam

    1 - 10 oz. Blueberry Marinade & Salad Dressing

    1 - 9 oz. Heirloom Pickled Blueberries

    1 - 7 oz. Dried Heirloom Blueberries 

    1...

  • Triple Pickle Gift Box

    3 - 9 oz. Heirloom Pickled Blueberries

    Each Gift Box purchase includes a Bow Hill Blueberries postcard with your personal message. If you would like to upgrade to...

Susan Soltes

Leave a comment

Please note: comments must be approved before they are published.

Continue shopping
Your Order

You have no items in your cart