Lemony Lacinto and Roasted Shitake Salad

January 17, 2014
Lemony Lacinto and Roasted Shitake Salad

Author Notes: Fresh, green and earthy. Highlights the best of seasonal eating! For a more beautiful presentation, make with whole baby Shitake mushrooms. Sarah O'Keefe

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 large bunch Lacinato kale
  • 1 cup sliced Shitake mushrooms, stems removed
  • 1/4 cup toasted walnuts
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmigiano cheese
  • if possible 2013 Autumn Harvest Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground pepper
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Put sliced mushrooms in a glass pan and mix in 3 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle of sea salt and pepper. Roast in preheated 425 degree oven for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, remove stem and tear Lacinato into bite-sized pieces. Put in bowl and with hands massage 1/4 tsp. salt into Lacinato until bright green.
  3. Once Shitake have cooled, mix into Lacinato. Add walnuts, cranberries and Parmigiano. Generously add and season to taste with lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil and pepper. Remember, salt has already been added.

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