Cooking with Camille

Peach Panzanella Salad

Listen to hear my favorite summer salad recipe…inexpensive, yummy good, fast to prep, looks gorgeous and perfect for large or small gatherings!



Vinaigrette Dressing

  • 1/2 cup champagne vinegar
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 4 tbsps honey
  • 1 shallot (finely diced)
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • white peaches (firm, unripe)
  • Handful basil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 English cucumber (rough diced)
  • 1 container small cherry tomatoes (orange or yellow, not red)
  • 1/2 small bag arugula salad
  • 1 container spring mix salad
  • 1 skinny baguette sourdough (or any crusty bread)
  • 1 container BelGioioso Bocconcini fresh mozzarella cheese (cut in half)

Prepare vinaigrette:

  1. Finely dice shallot bulbs and place in bowl
  2. Add champagne vinegar, honey and dijon mustard
  3. Add salt and pepper, to taste
  4. Add extra virgin olive oil
  5. Cover and shake
  6. Add more honey to sweeten, if desired

Prepare bread:

  1. Toast sourdough baguette
  2. Rub garlic clove on baguette
  3. Cut into bite sized pieces

Prepare salad:

  1. Dice peaches into 1/2 inch bite sized pieces
  2. Cut English cucumber, approximately 1/4 inch by 1/2 inch
  3. Cut tomatoes into quarters
  4. Add peaches, cucumbers, and tomatoes into large mixing bowl
  5. Drizzle vinaigrette over the top, mix and let sit
  6. Add spring mix, arugula, and basil leaves to serving bowl
  7. Dice mozzarella cheese into 1/2 inch by 1/2 inch pieces
  8.  Add peaches, cucumber, and tomato mixture into serving bowl with spring mix, arugula, basil and mozzarella.
  9. Use tongs to mix
  10. Add more vinaigrette to continue to break down the lettuce and meld the flavors
  11. Add baguette to the middle and pour vinaigrette directly on top
  12. Add mozzarella cheese
  13. Mix together and add more vinaigrette over the top
  14. Add pepper, to taste

Serve & enjoy!