Mâche, Pear, Parmesan & Wild Mushroom Salad

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Mâche, Pear, Parmesan & Wild Mushroom Salad

Mâche is an heirloom green that has a mild, sweet, nutty flavor and succulent texture, making it ideal for salads. The winning combination of pears, mâche and sauteed mushrooms makes this impressive salad a perfect choice for entertaining.

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  • 6 to 8 ServingsServings

Ingredients

  • Salad:
  • 1/2 LB mushrooms,wild or domestic (lobster, portabella, chanterelles, etc)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 cups (2 containers) Epic Roots Mâche
  • 2 ripe Red USA Pears, halved, cored, cut lengthwise in thin slices
  • 1 cup (2 ounces) shaved Parmesan cheese
  • 1 shallot, peeled and thinly sliced
  • Vinaigrette:
  • 1 .5 Tablespoons prepared Dijon mustard
  • 3 Tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • 3 ounces extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

Preparation

1 For vinaigrette, in a small bowl, whisk mustard and vinegar until blended. Gradually add olive oil until smooth.

2 Add salt and pepper to taste. Sauté mushrooms in olive oil over medium-low heat until lightly browned.

3 In a large bowl, combine Mâche, Red Pears, mushrooms, cheese and shallots.

4 Toss in vinaigrette, coat thoroughly. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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Mâche is an heirloom green that has a mild, sweet, nutty flavor and succulent texture, making it ideal for salads. The winning combination of pears, mâche and sauteed mushrooms makes this impressive salad a perfect choice for entertaining.

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