Cooking with Gousto – Mozzarella Panzanella Salad

Cooking with Gousto – Mozzarella Panzanella Salad

Mozzarella Panzanella Salad from Gousto – this lovely Italian salad is quick to prepare and full of tasty, healthy ingredients. It bursts with flavours and can be treated as a started or a light dinner.

Gousto Mozzarella Panzanella Salad

It sounds amazing, doesn’t it?

Ok, so let’s start with the ingredients list:

Cooking with Gousto – Ingredients for Mozzarella Panzanella Salad

  • 2 ciabattas
  • 1 red onion
  • 250g cherry tomatoes
  • 2tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1tbsp dried oregano
  • 30g black olives
  • 10g fresh basil
  • 30g capers
  • 1 mozzarella ball
  • 1tbsp sugar
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Olive oil

These ingredients will make enough food to feed 2 people (or more if you treat it as a starter).


Boil a full kettle of water.

Preheat the grill to high.

Mozzarella Panzanella Salad - onion preparation

Peel and finely chop the red onion. Place the onion pieces in a sieve and pour all the boiling water over them (ideally do it over the sink or over large bowl). Place the blanched onions into a bowl and add the red wine vinegar and sugar and mix well. Leave it to soak for a while.

Mozzarella Panzanella Salad - bread praparation

Tear the ciabattas into bite size pieces (or alternatively cut them into nice cubes) and place on a baking tray. Drizzle it with around 2tbs of olive oil; salt and pepper to taste. Place under the grill for 10 minutes or until crispy and golden brown.

Mozzarella Panzanella Salad in the making

Chop the cherry tomatoes in half.

Chop the black olives.

Place the tomatoes, olives, capers and oregano in a salad bowl.

Tear the basil and add into your salad bowl.

Drain the mozzarella and tear into bite size chunks (or again cut it nicely with a sharp knife) and add to the salad bowl.

Drain the onion, discard the marinade and add to the salad bowl.

By this time your ciabatta should be nice and ready. Remove it from the oven / grill and add to your salad.

Mix well and season with salt and fresh ground pepper.

Serve and enjoy!

Cooking with Gousto - Mozzarella Panzanella Salad


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26 responses to “Cooking with Gousto – Mozzarella Panzanella Salad

  1. Yum, this looks delicious. I love tomatoes and mozzarella together and this looks like it would make a great starter or main course!

  2. Wow, this Italian salad is fantastic!

  3. This looks so good. I want it in my mouth right now! x

  4. that’s THE salad for howl-o-ween, thanks for the recipe :o)

  5. YUMMO! This is going to be on my dinner table next week! Thanks for sharing your recipe!

  6. This looks so yummy and simple to make, thankyou for sharing the recipe 🙂

  7. Gorgeous! I love this salad and never thought to make it at home, thanks for the reminder and the recipe. Yummmmy.

  8. Yum. That looks great for dinner. Love the colors.

  9. Your salad looks delicious and so colourful.

  10. I’m not a big fan of salads, but this looks really delicious and I love mozzarella…. I wouldn’t turn this one down!

  11. This looks delicious! I have been looking for some new recipes to try lately and this fits the bill. Thank you for sharing. Yum!

  12. What a colorful dish! I bet it’s tasty too 🙂

  13. I love this salad and have been wanting to make it. Thanks for the nudge.

  14. Who knew a salad could look so good.

  15. these recipes always look so easy but i could never pull this off! It looks delicious though…great post, thank you for sharing.

  16. Pauline C.

    I have to try this salad. I’m always ready for an Italian fare.

  17. Kimberly Bergeron

    Yum, looks delicious!!! Now I’m hungry at 10pm LOL

  18. Looks so good I’m always looking for healthy recipes. Thanks for sharing

  19. Stephanie Keeping

    This sounds so yummy and easy. I can’t wait to try it.

  20. emmysmummy

    That’s made me feel rather hungry, it looks delicious. Thanks for sharing

  21. That does look delicious. Red onions are the best for a salad like this too!

  22. Sylvia

    I loved my Gousto box! Such a time saver 🙂

  23. that looks so good. i’m going to have to try thst. I love Mozzarella in salad.

  24. I want one! I will ask my wife to make me this one. Perfect!

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