SPREAD bread pieces into single layer in sheet pan; let stand, uncovered, 1 to 3 hours or until dried. Drizzle with oil. Bake in 350ºF standard oven until lightly browned; cool.
COMBINE bread cubes with all remaining ingredients except for 1/2 cup of the basil (or except for 2 tsp. of the basil for trial recipe). Let stand 30 min.
FOR each serving: Place 2 cups salad in serving dish. Garnish with 1 tsp. of the remaining basil.