Sautéed Spinach-Mushroom Salad

Cooking Method ,
Cuisine
Difficulty Beginner
Time
Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 15 min Total Time: 25 mins
Servings 2
Description

Sautéed Spinach-Mushroom Salad combines the nutrition of different vegetables and shiitake mushrooms to create a complete lunch or dinner in minutes.

Ingredients
  • 8 ounces Shiitake Mushrooms - sliced
  • 20 ounces Fresh spinach
  • 20 Cherry tomatoes
  • 8 Garlic pods
  • 1 tablespoon Thick Soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha / Red chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Crushed red pepper
Instructions
  1. Sautee the Shiitake mushrooms
    1. Clean the shiitake mushrooms thoroughly and remove all moisture by pressing them with a paper or cloth towel.,
    2. Keep a skillet over medium-high heat, and sauté half of the olive oil and the sliced and cleaned shiitake mushrooms.
    3. Keep tossing the mushrooms every 30 seconds for about 10 minutes or until all the liquid from the mushrooms is evaporated
    4. Now add the thick soy sauce, chili sauce, and half of the prescribed salt, and pepper
    5. Stir well until the mushrooms are coated uniformly with the sauces.
    6. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly. Transfer the mushrooms to a plate
  2. Sauté the spinach and cherry tomatoes
    1. Keep the same skillet over medium-high heat, and sauté the remaining half of the olive oil and the chopped garlic pods
    2. Once the garlic pieces start to change color, add the crushed red pepper, black pepper powder and mix well.
    3. Now add the Cherry tomatoes (sliced in halves) and saute them for a couple of minutes
    4. Next add the spinach and close the lid of the skillet. Keep the heat on low.
    5. Remove the lid after a couple of minutes and stir well. Stir until the spinach leaves start to shrivel and the entire spinach is reduced to less than half of its original quantity.
    6. Remove from heat and transfer to a plate
  3. Serving
    1. Take two serving plates. 
    2. Divide the sauteed spinach and tomatoes into both plates
    3. Top the spinach with the sauteed mushrooms
    4. Sprinkle sunflower seeds or chopped almonds if you desire.
Keywords: Salad, spinach, Mushroom, Shiitake, tomatoes
Vinay Mummigatti

I love traveling, cooking, and reading. This blog is a reflection of my passion for cooking. Food is a representation of culture and I have tried to assimilate foods from different cultures across the world. I am an Indian by birth who moved to the USA 20 years back. I hope my recipes and articles bring new experiences and joy to the readers. Please share your comments and feedback.