Strawberry & Balsamic Glazed Mushroom Salad

Summer deserves a good salad and this delicious recipe is better than the rest. This Strawberry & Balsamic Glazed Mushroom Salad is simple, light bright and very healthy.

Strawberries aren’t just for fruit salads anymore. Now, Strawberries in salads have become very popular and who knew that the sweetness would add so much dimension to healthy salads. Baby spinach includes a lot of iron and other great nutrients and so do the nuts which also add a great crunch to the party. This recipe is sweet, salty and due to mushrooms, nice and meaty too. You can easily enjoy this Strawberry & Balsamic Glazed Mushroom Salad as a meal or a side at your next summer braai.

Serves 4


?1 Tbsp olive oil
?250g white button mushrooms, quartered
?2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar glaze
?50g rocket
?50g baby spinach
?250g strawberries, sliced
?100g feta cheese, crumbled
?Handful fresh basil leaves
?50g pistachios, roughly chopped
?Salt and pepper, to taste


?Heat olive oil in a large frying pan.
?Cook mushrooms very briefly until just tender.
?Add them to a bowl with the balsamic glaze.
?Toss to coat well and season with a little salt and black pepper.
?To the bowl add the rocket, baby spinach, strawberries and feta.
?Toss gently to coat.
?Plate salad on desired platter.
?Scatter with basil leaves, chopped pistachios and serve.

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