This is a warm mushroom salad with bold peppery flavors. It makes a great winter-time side or meal.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cook:
25 mins
total:
55 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place the pancetta in a large, deep skillet, and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain the bacon slices on a paper towel-lined plate. Chop into small pieces.

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  • Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir the shiitake and crimini mushrooms in the hot oil for 5 minutes. Reduce heat to medium and add the garlic, olives, capers, lemon juice, and balsamic vinegar; cook another 8 minutes.

  • Combine the spinach, arugula, bacon pieces, and the mushroom mixture in a large bowl; toss until the spinach and arugula leaves are coated. Sprinkle the feta cheese over the salad; season with black pepper to serve.

Nutrition Facts

378 calories; protein 16.8g; carbohydrates 15g; fat 28.6g; cholesterol 44.2mg; sodium 1187.5mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (4)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
01/11/2010
Very tasty & simple to make - a great light meal! Read More
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6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 4 stars
01/11/2010
Very tasty & simple to make - a great light meal! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/19/2013
Love this recipe with two updates: added some smoked hot paprika and used gruyeye cheese instead - excellent! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/23/2018
This turned out great! Canned shiitakes was all that was available to me and they got lost but I imagine fresh ones would have been delicious. I really liked the tartness this had. This one is a keeper and I will definitely make it again. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/04/2018
I made this as written with the exception of using all crimini mushrooms. There was a point I was worried that the greens would be dry and need some sort of dressing but everything came together so nicely. The earthiness of the mushrooms and olives balanced by the brightness of the vinegar and feta tied together by the peppery greens. Very enjoyable. Read More