Acqua e sale (Puglian bread salad) with marinated onions

Preparation time
less than 30 mins

Cooking time
no cooking required

Serves 2


By Jane Baxter
From Saturday Kitchen


For the marinated onions

  • 2 red onions, finely sliced
  • 2 tsp soft brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar or balsamic vinegar
  • pinch sea salt

For the acqua e sale

  • 200g/7oz cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • ½ cucumber, peeled, cut into 4 lengthways, de-seeded and diced
  • 1 tbsp roughly chopped fresh flatleaf parsley
  • pinch dried oregano
  • 50ml/2fl oz extra virgin olive oil
  • 150g/5½oz stale sourdough or ciabatta, ripped into small pieces
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
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