Warm Spinach Salad With Smoked Mushrooms Recipe

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Warm Spinach Salad with Smoked Mushrooms

Patrick Johnson

By
@pwjohnso

This is a simple but fairly sophisticated tasting salad. The mushrooms hold up well to the smoke and provide a meaty note of complexity.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

FOR THE VINAIGRETTE

1 1/2 Tbsp
shallots, minced
2 tsp
creole mustard
1 tsp
honey
1 1/2 Tbsp
champagne vinegar
1/4 c
olive oil, extra virgin

FOR THE SALAD

1/2 lb
shiitake mushrooms
5 c
baby spinach
1/2
red onion, thinly sliced
4 oz
manchego cheese
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Step-By-Step

1To make the vinaigrette, in a small nonreactive bowl combine the shallots, mustard and honey and whisk to combine. Slowly add olive oil in steady stream, whisking constantly until emulsified.

2To smoke the mushrooms, prepare smoker. Trim mushroom stems and lightly wipe caps clean. Smoke mushrooms until tender, 10-12 minutes.

3In a large nonreactive bowl, combine greens, mushrooms and red onion. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

4In a small nonreactive saucepan over medium-low heat, warm dressing being careful not to let it boil.

5When dressing is warm to touch, pour it over greens and toss.

6Divide between 4 warmed salad plates and shave cheese on top using vegetable peeler.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Fat, Low Carb
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #mushroom, #SMOKED, #spinach