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In a simple dish like this, flavor balance is essential. Sample the dressing before coating the vegetables, and adjust the lemon juice to suit your taste. The flavor of the extravirgin olive oil will greatly influence how this dish tastes. Add salt a little at a time until the dressing tastes properly seasoned. Add freshly ground black pepper to the mix, if desired.

Lidia Bastianich
Recipe by Cooking Light March 2006

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Yield:
5 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine mushrooms and celery in a large bowl. Combine oil, 1 tablespoon juice, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Taste oil mixture; add remaining 1 tablespoon juice and 1/4 teaspoon salt, if needed.

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  • Add oil mixture to mushroom mixture; toss gently. Taste again; if any remaining juice and salt have not yet been added, stir in, if needed. Top with cheese.

Nutrition Facts

117 calories; calories from fat 67%; fat 8.7g; saturated fat 2.7g; mono fat 5.2g; poly fat 0.6g; protein 5.9g; carbohydrates 4.9g; fiber 1.2g; cholesterol 8mg; iron 0.4mg; sodium 466mg; calcium 168mg.
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