Peppery mushroom salad with a separated yoghurt dressing and Parmesan shavings

Because you add the acidic lime to the yoghurt, it will separate – don’t worry, it’s supposed to. If you have any deep, chocolatey urfa pepper, sprinkle over a pinch of that, it goes incredibly well with mushrooms.

 

This salad goes rather well with chicken with a lemon pickle glaze.

 

Recipe for peppery mushroom salad with a separated yoghurt dressing and Parmesan shavings

 

For 4 – 6

 

  • 120ml/½ cup plain yoghurt – not the thick Greek type
  • 3 tsp grainy mustard
  • 120ml/½ cup olive oil
  • Juice and zest of a lime
  • 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and crushed with 2 tsps smoked salt
  • A little fresh thyme
  • 500g/1 lb 2 oz chestnut mushrooms – or whatever interesting mushrooms you can find
  • 110g/4 oz peppery leaves – watercress or rocket, or a mix of both
  • Indonesian long pepper
  • A few shavings of a hard cheese – Parmesan ideally, or pecorino, or Grana Padano. Mushrooms also famously go well with blue cheese, so if you have any of that lurking in your fridge, you could use that.

 

  1. Clean the mushrooms (peel them if you have to), and slice thinly.
  2. Make the dressing by mixing the yoghurt, oil, garlic, pepper and the juice and zest of the lime all together in a small bowl.
  3. Spread the peppery leaves out on a big serving platter, and arrange the mushrooms on top of them.
  4. Then arrange over the cheese shavings.
  5. Then drizzle over the separated yoghurt dressing.

 

0 0 votes
Article Rating
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Related Posts

Artichoke and ricotta salad, enlivened by capers and pine nuts

Here in Italy, my local supermarket often has the most sublime fresh ricotta. There are also wonderful fresh artichokes…. But they involve fussy preparation, so…
Read More

Green beans treated to a mushy miso dressing

This salad of green beans with a miso dressing is the third of the very popular salads which served for the Tried and Supplied founder’s…
Read More

Peppery mushroom mustard salad

Inspiration hails from all kinds of unlikely sources. This one came from a shopping mall! We found ourselves in Hamburg on a public holiday. The…
Read More

Sign up to our Saucy Newsletter

subscribe today for monthly highlights of foodie events, new restaurant at home menus, recipe ideas and our latest blog posts