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Restaurant Christine

24530 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance, CA 90505
310-373-1952

CHRISTINE’S WARM MUSHROOM SALAD

8 servings

INGREDIENTS: SALAD

1 portabella mushroom, stemmed and sliced
12 white mushrooms, quartered
12 shiitake mushrooms, stemmed, quartered
1 T shallots, minced
1 T garlic, minced
16 oz baby greens
1/2 C tomatoes, diced
1/2 C gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
1/2 C sherry vinaigrette
to taste croutons
to taste basil, chiffonade
to taste parsley, chopped
to taste salt & pepper
1/4 C olive oil

METHOD: MUSHROOM DUXELLE

  • Heat sauté pan then add oil.
  • Add shallots & sweat them.
  • Add mushrooms then cook until liquid has evaporated.
  • Season with salt & pepper.

    INGREDIENTS: MUSHROOM DUXELLE

    2 C mushrooms, finely minced (or chopped with
    food processor)
    2 T shallots, minced
    2 T olive oil
    to taste salt & pepper

    INGREDIENTS: MUSHROOM CUSTARD

    2 C mushroom duxelle
    8 eggs
    1 qt half and half
    1 T dried porcini mushrooms, reconstituted, minced
    1/2 C parmesan cheese, grated
    1/2 C goat cheese, at room temperature, crumbled
    1/2 t salt
    to taste black pepper

    METHOD: MUSHROOM CUSTARD

  • Whisk all ingredients together until well blended.
  • Ladle into greased cups or ramekins.
  • Place into a baking dish with a water bath.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 1-1 1/2 hours or until set.

    INGREDIENTS: VINAIGRETTE

    1/2 C sherry vinegar 1 C olive oil
    1 T shallots, minced
    to taste salt & pepper
    fresh basil, chiffonade

    METHOD: VINAIGRETTE


    Whisk together and reserve.

    TO FINISH

    • Place warm mushroom custards in the center of the plates. • Mix baby greens with tomatoes & gorgonzola cheese then toss with sherry vinaigrette. • Place equal portions of salad over the custards. • Heat a nonstick sauté pan to medium heat. Add oil.

  • Add mushrooms and sauté, stirring often.
  • Add shallots and garlic and season with salt & pepper.
  • Add croutons & fresh herbs then sauté briefly.
  • Sprinkle on top of salad. Enjoy!

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