Marinated Mixed Mushroom Salad

by lisa on April 20, 2012 · 17 comments

This is what I ate for breakfast this morning. You’re probably thinking I posted the wrong picture. But, no, I am a mushroom lover. I bought these beautiful mushrooms at the Philadelphia Reading Terminal Market the other day and I knew what I was going to use them for. After having a  week of not watching calories, I decided to make this healthy salad.

Mushrooms are low in calories and sodium but provide important nutrients, including selenium, potassium, riboflavin, niacin, and vitamin D.  These antioxidants can strengthen a person’s immune system. Adding some olive oil, garlic and parsley, makes this recipe even more nutritious.

I like to eat this mushroom salad right out of the bowl. This isn’t going to last long in my house. But if I had company, I would serve this as an appetizer with pita chips, crackers or toasted bread. It is also a great topping on a salad or grilled fish, steak or chicken.

Actually I would serve it with many things. OK, maybe not a topping for ice cream.

Have a great weekend!

4.7 from 3 reviews
Marinated Mixed Mushroom Salad
Recipe type: Appetizer or Side Dish
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Serves: 6
A perfect salad or appetizer for the mushroom lover.
  • 1 TBS olive oil
  • 24 ounces of mixed mushrooms sliced into ½ inch pieces (I used white, oyster and shitake)
  • 2 tsp crushed garlic
  • ⅓ cup chopped roasted red peppers (can be jarred or homemade)
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  1. In a large frying pan, heat the oil on medium heat. Add the mushrooms and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until wilted.
  2. Add the garlic, roasted peppers, parsley, vinegar and salt. Cook for a few minutes and make sure all ingredients are well blended.
  3. Chill for a few hours before serving.
This dish can be served cold or at room temperature. It can also be served warm and reheated if desired.


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Penny April 20, 2012 at 3:58 pm

My husband will love you for this recipe. He loves mushrooms. He went foraging for mushrooms last year with no luck. I haven’t visited in a while, but I’m glad I stopped by. Will be back.


Lynda April 20, 2012 at 6:01 pm

Yum, I love the looks of this salad, and I think it would be really good as a topping for some fish I bought. Or maybe for breakfast, as you said!


ciaochowlinda April 20, 2012 at 8:21 pm

The Reading Terminal Market is great isn’t it. You sure found some terrific mushrooms and came up with a perfect recipe. I could eat this for breakfast, lunch or dinner.


Cathy April 20, 2012 at 8:51 pm

Oh–Mushrooms are so yummy! I could definately eat this for breakfast…or lunch…or just because.. Great recipe, Lisa!


Wayne April 20, 2012 at 10:03 pm

Looks marvelous. I could imagine with a little bit less vinegar it would make a great pizza topping. I love the Reading Terminal Market!


Alicia (Foodycat) April 21, 2012 at 5:18 am

That looks really delicious. I love a mushroom salad!


Wendy (The Weekend Gourmet) April 21, 2012 at 9:32 am

Yum…great combo of flavors! I adore mushrooms, but only cook with them occasionally since my other half isn’t a big fan of them most ways. This is so flavorful, I’m betting he’d love this!! BTW…come by and enter the giveaway on my blog: three dips/spreads/sauces from Terrapin Ridge Farms.


Kate April 21, 2012 at 6:47 pm

I love mushrooms – I would probably toss this in with some eggs for a nice breakfast!


ATasteOfMadness April 22, 2012 at 10:03 am

OH yum! Mushrooms are one of my favorite things to eat. This looks SO good!


Liz April 22, 2012 at 12:06 pm

I’d definitely eat this for breakfast, too, Lisa!!! I am a huge mushroom fan as well!


Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious April 23, 2012 at 12:27 am

A mushroom salad for breakfast? You are my hero 🙂


Gerry @ Foodness Gracious April 23, 2012 at 1:15 am

I love mushrooms also and that’s a fine example you have pictured…yumm to your breakfast!


Georgia @ The Comfort of Cooking April 23, 2012 at 2:42 pm

What a great idea for a springtime salad! This would be so delicious on the side of a beef dish, I bet.


Catherine April 23, 2012 at 7:43 pm

This looks just delicious with a good loaf of bread. Blessings my dear. Catherine xo


Joanne April 24, 2012 at 8:09 am

I’m slowly but surely coming around to mushrooms, and with this marinade I know I could even find them delicious!


Aggie May 17, 2012 at 1:39 pm

oh my goodness, I wish I had a bowl of these for lunch. I love mushrooms, marinated like this even more.


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