Portabella and Blue Cheese Salad

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Engrossed

Adapted from MayoClinic. Very tasty, elegant, low calorie and healthy salad for 2. Just beware...it is tart (You may try adding a couple of Splenda packets to the dressing). It looks like a lot once mounded on the plates but is very low calorie!

Top Review by ~Nimz~

Chose this recipe for the holiday tag game and so glad I did. It was excellent. Saying that in the intro you said the dressing is tart so I made it up first and tried it and did not like the tartness/tang flavor and was afraid it would distract from the other ingredients, so I made more dressing adding honey and a little olive oil (light) to decrease the tartness and it worked great. I added the blue cheese right to the salad instead of mixing it in with the dressing. This made a huge amount and would easily serve 4 people (or in my family it would) Loved the warm veggies over the cold lettuce. I used a spring mix bag salad which is what looked best at the store. Worked great for this recipe. This will definitely be made again. Thanks Engrossed.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Spray a large non-stick skillet with oil.
  2. Heat over medium heat.
  3. Add the Mushrooms, onion, garlic and asparagus and saute until tender, 4-6 minutes.
  4. Add wine or lemon juice and cook until evaporates completely, about 1 minute.
  5. In a small bowl whisk together the blue cheese, vinegar, water and black pepper to taste (I use a lot).
  6. Add 3 cups lettuce to 2 large plates.
  7. Top each with 1/2 the vegetable saute, 1 roasted red pepper, 1/2 of the whisked dressing and 1/4 cup of croutons.
  8. Serve Immediately.

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