Warm Spinach Salad With Smoked Mushrooms Recipe

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Warm Spinach Salad with Smoked Mushrooms

Patrick Johnson

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@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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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
To 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.
2
To smoke the mushrooms, prepare smoker. Trim mushroom stems and lightly wipe caps clean. Smoke mushrooms until tender, 10-12 minutes.
3
In a large nonreactive bowl, combine greens, mushrooms and red onion. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
4
In a small nonreactive saucepan over medium-low heat, warm dressing being careful not to let it boil.
5
When dressing is warm to touch, pour it over greens and toss.
6
Divide 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