Blackened Portobello-Mushroom Salad

  • emmajune Posted: 06/30/09
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    My sister works in a mushroom mine where they are allowed to take home extra pickings after orders are filled. (lucky me !) I'm always on the look-out for new recipes to use her sharings and made this one last night for the first time. Followed it to a T except grilled the portobellos. Outstanding !! Can't wait to make it again !

  • preciousthings Posted: 04/17/11
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    Not sure if it was just the particular cajun seasoning I used but the flavor of the mushrooms was EXTREMELY overwhelming. I like spicy and strongly-flavored food but it was a bit too much. I would definitely cut down on the cajun seasoning next time.

  • jennielt Posted: 05/17/11
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    I love this salad - I always forget to put the cajun seasoning on my mushrooms and it's still delicious.

  • grebilb Posted: 06/09/13
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    Tasty and fairly simple. Good meatless option. I let the mushrooms marinate while prepping the other salad stuff. Used garbanzo beans, as that's what I had on hand. Enjoyed the texture they added to the salad. Also just used a few dashes of chili powder in place of the cajun seasoning. Will make again.

  • daneanp Posted: 10/28/13
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    This is pretty good; unusual but very flavorful and easy. I opted to grill the mushrooms. DD wouldn't touch it though, so this is best just for the adults. Served with some crusty ciabatta bread.

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