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Black Thai Mushroom Salad with Lime-Jalapeño Salsa

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Cook Time: 5 min.
Classic Thai flavors of ginger, peanut, and lime infuse and transform the button mushrooms in this fresh-tasting, healthy salad.


  • 2 Tbs peanut oil
  • 1 1/2 Tbs minced garlic (about 3 cloves)
  • 2 tsp minced fresh ginger
  • 1 1/2 lbs white button mushrooms, quartered (about 7-1/2 cups)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 6 cups mixed salad greens
  • Lime-Jalapeño Salsa3 Tbs chopped fresh jalapeño peppers
  • 2 Tbs chopped freshcilantro
  • 1 Tbs chopped fresh basil
  • 1 1/2 tsp chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp grated lime peel
  • 1 1/2 Tbs fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups peeled, seeded and diced cucumber


  • In a large skillet heat oil until hot. Add garlic and ginger; cook and stir over medium heat until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add mushrooms; cook and stir until tender and pale gold, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in salt and pepper; set aside.
  • Toss salad greens with Lime Jalapeño Salsa. On 6 serving plates, place an equal amount of salad greens and top with mushroom mixture. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds, if desired.
  • To make Lime-Jalapeño Salsa, combine jalapeño peppers, cilantro, basil, mint, sugar, soy sauce, lime peel and juice. Whisk in olive oil to combine. Stir in cucumber.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 171
  Calories from Fat 123 (72%)
(21%)Total Fat 14g
(10%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
(0%)Cholesterol 0mg
(18%)Sodium 432mg
(21%)Potassium 728mg
Total Carbohydrate 10g
(12%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(8%)Protein 4g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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