While this may look like a decidedly winter dish, the sharp brightness and freshness of lemon really brings this Mushroom, Lemon and Lentil Salad into summer. It’s a healthy, light and easy salad that is perfect to bring along to your next bbq or summer picnic.
Here I’ve used a mix of portobello mushrooms and button mushrooms, but you can use whatever variety of mushrooms you prefer. The mushrooms are cooked over a high heat and taken on a slightly caramelised flavour. Just be sure not to add salt to the mushrooms while cooking them as this will cause them to release water and will prevent them from caramelising.
There are plenty of ways to dress up this Mushroom, Lemon & Lentil Salad to make it your own. Why not add some crumbled feta, or even better, fry up some haloumi and place it over the top. Don’t like lentils? Try couscous, quinoa or bulgar wheat. I can attest to the deliciousness of a bulgar wheat version, which I had for lunch the other day, along with some chickpeas added to the mix for a bit of protein.
Eat smart this summer – eat mushrooms for your chance to WIN a holiday!
You know I love mushrooms, but there are even more reasons to love mushrooms this summer. Not only is eating mushrooms is insanely good for you, and not to mention super delicious, buying mushrooms could win you a fantastic trip to an exotic location overseas with the “Mushroom Miles – where would you rather be?” promotion!!
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400g – $20,000 holiday
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