• 300g ciabatta, roughly cut into cubes
  • ½ tbsp olive oil
  • 525g baby plum tomatoes
  • ½ cucumber, deseeded and cut into half moons
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • ½ tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 handful fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped
  • 75g reduced-fat mozzarella, torn


  1. 1

    Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas mark 4. Toss the ciabatta cubes with the olive oil and season well, then put on a baking sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes until golden brown.

  2. 2

    Meanwhile, roughly chop the tomatoes and combine in a large bowl with the cucumber and red onion.

  3. 3

    CHILDREN: Combine the virgin olive oil, vinegar, mustard, garlic and basil to make the dressing.

  4. 4

    CHILDREN: Toss the ciabatta croutons, dressing and mozzarella through the salad.


    Cover and allow to sit at room temperature for at least half an hour so the flavours can combine before serving.


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Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 1319kj 315kcal 16%
  • Fat 9.5g 14%
  • Saturates 2.5g 13%
  • Sugars 7.8g 9%
  • Salt 0.8g 13%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 456kj/109kcal

Each serving provides

41.2g carbohydrate 4.9g fibre 13.6g protein

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