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Mushroom Salad with Maple Dressing

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)
Maple syrup and lime juice meld in a sweet-sour dressing for sautéed mushrooms and gourmet greens. This salad works well with a dinner featuring ham or pork.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 (8-ounce) package button mushrooms, quartered
  • 6 cups gourmet salad greens
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro

Nutrition Information

  • calories 78
  • caloriesfromfat 28 %
  • fat 2.4 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • monofat 0.5 g
  • polyfat 1.3 g
  • protein 3 g
  • carbohydrate 12.9 g
  • fiber 2.9 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.8 mg
  • sodium 37 mg
  • calcium 56 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine the first 5 ingredients in a small bowl, and stir well with a whisk.

  2. Heat vegetable oil in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms; sauté for 6 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat; add maple mixture, tossing to coat. Combine greens, onions, and cilantro in a large bowl. Add mushroom mixture, tossing to coat. Serve immediately.