Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 1/2 pounds assorted bell peppers (about 3 large), cut into 1 1/2-inch-wide strips

  2. 1 1/2 pounds assorted summer squash, cut lengthwise into 1/3-inch-thick slices

  3. 1 medium-size red onion, cut into 1/4-inch-thick rounds

  4. 1 12- to 14-ounce loaf of ciabatta, some crust trimmed to expose bread, cut crosswise into 1-inch-thick slices

  5. Extra-virgin olive oil

  6. 1 garlic clove, peeled, cut into thirds

  7. 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

  8. 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

  9. 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel

  10. 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil

  11. 1 pound tomatoes, cored, cut into 3/4-inch dice, juices reserved

  12. 1/2 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley

  13. 1/4 cup coarsely chopped assorted fresh herbs (such as chives, dill, chervil, and tarragon)

  14. 2 tablespoons drained capers

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. For salad:

  2. Prepare barbecue (medium heat). Brush both sides of bell peppers, squash, onion, and bread slices lightly with olive oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill vegetables until tender and brown, about 4 minutes per side for peppers and squash and 3 minutes per side for onion. Grill bread until browned and crisp, turning occasionally, about 4 minutes. Cool slightly. Rub bread with cut sides of garlic. Tear bread into 3/4-inch pieces; place in very large bowl. Cut grilled vegetables into 1-inch pieces; add to bread in bowl. For dressing:

  3. Whisk first 3 ingredients in small bowl to blend. Gradually whisk in 1/3 cup oil. Season dressing to taste with salt and pepper. Add dressing, tomatoes with juices, and all remaining ingredients to salad; toss. Let stand 20 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.


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