Mushrooms Recipe

Mushroom Caprese-Style Salad

April 18, 2016

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  • Serve 4 Servings


200g button mushrooms, sliced

2 tbs olive oil

1 lemon, rind finely grated, juiced

2tsp caster sugar

3 ripe tomatoes

1 large ripe avocado

300g buffalo mozzarella or bocconcini cheese, drained

¼ cup small basil leaves

2 tbs extra virgin olive oil


1Place 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.

2Cut the tomatoes into 5mm-thick slices. Peel and slice the avocado. Tear the mozzarella into large pieces.

3Arrange the tomato slices over the base of a large platter. Top with avocado, mozzarella and mushrooms. Sprinkle with basil.

4Combine the extra virgin olive oil and lemon rind. Drizzle over the salad. Season to taste. Serve.