Free Healthy Recipe - Mushroom Caprese-Style Salad

Gluten free, Low carbohydrate, Low fat, Low GI, Low sugar, Wheat Free

Recipe courtesy of The Power of Mushrooms

A beautiful way to liven up a traditional Caprese salad using mushrooms.

Recipe courtesy of The Power of Mushrooms

200 grams mushrooms - common cultivated, button, sliced
2 tbsp olive oil
1 lemon rind finely grated
2 tsp lemon, juice
2 tsp sugar, caster
3 tomato ripe
1 avocado large
300 grams bocconcini, cheese, drained or use buffalo mozzarella
¼ cup basil leaves, (use the small ones)

Place the mushrooms in a large ceramic bowl. Combine the olive oil, 2 tablespoons lemon juice and sugar in a screw-top jar. Shake until well combined. Pour marinate over the mushrooms. Cover and stand for 30 minutes.

Cut the tomatoes into 5mm-thick slices. Peel and slice the avocado. Tear the mozzarella into large pieces. Arrange the tomato slices over the base of a large platter. Top with avocado, mozzarella and mushrooms. Sprinkle with basil.

Combine the extra virgin olive oil and lemon rind. Drizzle over the salad. Season to taste. Serve.

Makes 4 servings

Scale recipe to serves

Prep Time: 35 mins
Cooking Time: 0 mins
Ready in: 35 mins

Suitable for:
Entree, Lunch, Salad, Side Dish
See also:
Mushroom & Cashew Pilaf
Mushroom and Tomato Spaghetti
Mushroom & Quinoa Pie
Mushroom and Eggplant Pesto Lasagna
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