Warm Mushroom Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette

Serves 4 #STARFineFoods Ingredients: ½ cup STAR Seasoned Rice Vinegar ½ cup STAR Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Tbs. soy sauce 6 slices bacon, cooked crisp, chopped, bacon fat reserved 2 large shallots, minced 4 cups Monterey White Mushrooms sliced 1 Tbs. thyme, minced 2 medium heads lettuce, washed and broken into pieces, placed in large salad bowl Salt and pepper to taste 4 large pieces of crusty bread, toasted Instructions:

In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, olive oil and soy sauce. Set aside the vinaigrette.

In a sauté pan on high heat, coated lightly with bacon fat, add the shallots, mushrooms and thyme. Sauté until soft about 4 minutes. Add vinaigrette and the bacon and stir until hot. Add salt and pepper to taste. Pour ¾ of the vinaigrette on the salad and toss to coat. Toss with more vinaigrette if necessary. Save the remaining vinaigrette for garnish.

Place toast on 4 large plates and top with warm salad. Drizzle with remaining vinaigrette and serve immediately.

Warm Mushroom Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Made of fresh pressed olives with a rich fruity taste and peppery finish. There is no finer olive oil to use with your freshest foods and in recipes where its deliciously robust flavor will enhance the overall taste of your dish.

NAOOA Seal STAR is a long standing member of the NAOOA. STAR’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil bears the NAOOA seal and has been tested tested to meet or exceed the International Olive Council’s worldwide olive oil industry standards for quality and authenticity.

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Seasoned Rice Vinegar

A zesty balance of smooth, sweet, salty and acidic flavors that makes it perfect for Asian recipes, salads, rice and chicken. Using STAR Vinegars is a quick and easy way to enhance foods without adding extra calories, fat or salt.

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Ingredients

  • ½ cup STAR Seasoned Rice Vinegar
  • ½ cup STAR Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Tbs. soy sauce
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked crisp, chopped, bacon fat reserved
  • 2 large shallots, minced
  • 4 cups Monterey White Mushrooms sliced
  • 1 Tbs. thyme, minced
  • 2 medium heads lettuce, washed and broken into pieces, placed in large salad bowl
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 large pieces of crusty bread, toasted

Instructions

1

In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, olive oil and soy sauce. Set aside the vinaigrette.

2

In a sauté pan on high heat, coated lightly with bacon fat, add the shallots, mushrooms and thyme. Sauté until soft about 4 minutes. Add vinaigrette and the bacon and stir until hot. Add salt and pepper to taste. Pour ¾ of the vinaigrette on the salad and toss to coat. Toss with more vinaigrette if necessary. Save the remaining vinaigrette for garnish.

3

Place toast on 4 large plates and top with warm salad. Drizzle with remaining vinaigrette and serve immediately.

1

In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, olive oil and soy sauce. Set aside the vinaigrette.

2

In a sauté pan on high heat, coated lightly with bacon fat, add the shallots, mushrooms and thyme. Sauté until soft about 4 minutes. Add vinaigrette and the bacon and stir until hot. Add salt and pepper to taste. Pour ¾ of the vinaigrette on the salad and toss to coat. Toss with more vinaigrette if necessary. Save the remaining vinaigrette for garnish.

3

Place toast on 4 large plates and top with warm salad. Drizzle with remaining vinaigrette and serve immediately.

Serves: 4

In This Recipe

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Made of fresh pressed olives with a rich fruity taste and peppery finish. There is no finer olive oil to use with your freshest foods and in recipes where its deliciously robust flavor will enhance the overall taste of your dish.

NAOOA Seal STAR is a long standing member of the NAOOA. STAR’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil bears the NAOOA seal and has been tested tested to meet or exceed the International Olive Council’s worldwide olive oil industry standards for quality and authenticity.

Learn More Buy Now

Seasoned Rice Vinegar

A zesty balance of smooth, sweet, salty and acidic flavors that makes it perfect for Asian recipes, salads, rice and chicken. Using STAR Vinegars is a quick and easy way to enhance foods without adding extra calories, fat or salt.

Learn More Buy Now
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