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Winter Panzanella with Pancetta & Brussels Sprouts


Ingredients

  • Ingredients
  • Apple Vinaigrette:
  • 2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter
  • 1 Granny Smith apple cut into slices
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped shallots
  • 8 tablespoons (about) apple juice
  • Course sea salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper
  • Croutons:
  • 9 cups 3/4-inch cubes French bread, panettone or raisin challah
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme
  • 6 tablespoons finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • Coarse sea salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper
  • Salad:
  • 1 head of radicchio, halved, cored, thinly sliced
  • 12 ounces 1/8-inch-thick slices pancetta, cut into 2×1/8-inch strips
  • 1 pound small brussels sprouts, trimmed, halved lengthwise
  • Seeds from one fresh pomegranate (optional)
  • Dried cranberries (optional)
  • Coarse sea salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper