Cape Fear Cooking: Simple tomato and bread salad recipe perfect for a cookout

Published: Aug. 23, 2023 at 3:09 PM EDT
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WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The latter parts of August are primetime for garden tomatoes; it’s a great time to make tomato pie, BLT sandwiches, salsa and more.

On this edition of Cape Fear Cooking, Chef Gwen stopped by the WECT Kitchen to share a recipe for a tomato and bread salad.


  • Baguette ½, cubed & toasted
  • Tomatoes, ripe 4 large, cubed
  • Basil leaves 20-24, chiffonade
  • Garlic cloves 2, minced
  • Olive oil ½ cup
  • Vinegar, wine ¼ cup
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Pepper ¼ tsp


  1. Just toss all of the ingredients together and let sit 20 minutes before serving.