Delicious Feta Garlic Salad with Sautéed Mushrooms

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Delicious Feta Garlic Salad with Sautéed Mushrooms
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30mins
Category:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 15, 2023

This Feta Garlic Salad with Sautéed Mushrooms is a perfect blend of fresh flavors and textures. A delightful mix of crisp greens, creamy feta cheese, and earthy mushrooms, all tossed in a tangy garlic dressing, makes it a fantastic side dish or a light meal on its own. With a preparing time of just 20 minutes, it's a quick and healthy option for lunch or dinner. This salad is suitable for vegans and can be enjoyed by everyone who loves a burst of flavors in their salad.

Ingredients

  • 5 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup sliced cucumbers
  • 1 cup sliced red onions
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. In a large salad bowl, combine the salad greens, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, and red onions. Toss gently to mix well.
  2. In a skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the sliced mushrooms and minced garlic. Sauté for 3-4 minutes until the mushrooms are tender and lightly browned. Remove from heat.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper. Slowly drizzle in the olive oil while whisking to emulsify the dressing.
  4. Pour the dressing over the salad mixture and toss lightly to coat.
  5. Add the sautéed mushrooms and crumbled feta cheese to the salad. Gently mix everything together.
  6. Serve the feta garlic salad with sautéed mushrooms immediately and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Feta cheese is a Greek cheese made from sheep's milk or a combination of sheep's and goat's milk.
  • Mushrooms are a great source of protein and are low in calories, making them a healthy addition to salads.
  • Garlic has numerous health benefits, including boosting the immune system and reducing the risk of heart disease.