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Marinated Button Mushrooms, Baby Spinach & Bacon Salad Recipe

Raw spinach is bursting with vitamins and minerals. When you add marinated, juicy mushrooms and a sprinkle of crispy bacon you’ve got a salad that you’ll make over and over again.

Recipe Ingredients

– 500g White Button Mushrooms, halved
– ½ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
– 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
– 1 tsp of balsamic vinegar
– 3 cloves garlic, minced
– Salt and pepper
– 250g Butcher’s Best streaky bacon
– 1 small red onion, sliced
– 250 g baby spinach, washed and stemmed

Recipe Method

– Pre-heat oven to 180°C. Add halved mushrooms, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, mustard and garlic in a stainless-steel bowl, season with salt and pepper. Mix well and cover with foil.
– Place in oven, mixing through every 7 minutes for 20 minutes. Leave out to cool still covered for flavours to infuse.
– Heat oven grill and place streaky bacon on tray and grill both sides until crispy, this should take 8 – 10 minutes. Cooldown before chopping the crispy bacon.
– To assemble the salad, mix baby spinach leaves, marinated mushrooms, sliced red onion and sprinkle over crispy bacon. Add the marinated mushrooms as a dressing.


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