Mushroom Salad with Mint

The Good News Mushrooms are packed with minerals like selenium that have been shown to guard against some cancers. Here they're drizzled with lemon juice in a salad Joe Bastianich calls "soulful but still filling." He adds, "Raw mushrooms are a great conduit for good olive oil."


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  • Servings: 4

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  • 16 medium white or cremini mushrooms (1/2 pound), trimmed and very thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Finely grated zest of 1 small lemon
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced mint leaves

How to make this recipe

  1. Arrange the sliced mushrooms on a platter. Drizzle with the olive oil and lemon juice and season with salt and pepper. Scatter the lemon zest and mint over the mushrooms and serve right away.


One Serving 134 cal, 14 gm fat, 2.1 gm sat fat, 3 gm carb, 0 gm fiber.

Contributed By Photo © Lucy Schaeffer Published October 2009

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