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Mâche Pear and Wild Mushroom Salad

Mâche Pear and Wild Mushroom Salad

15 Prep Time
5 Cook Time
8 Servings
Mâche is an heirloom green that has a mild, sweet, nutty flavor and succulent texture, making it ideal for salads. The winning combination of pears, mâche, and sautéed mushrooms makes this impressive salad a perfect choice for entertaining.
INGREDIENTS
  • Vinaigrette
  • 1 ½ tablespoons prepared Dijon mustard
  • 3 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • 3 ounces extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Salad
  • ½ pound mushrooms, wild or domestic (lobster, portobello, chanterelle, etc.)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 cups (2 containers) Epic Roots Mâche
  • 2 ripe red USA Pears, halved, cored, cut lengthwise in thin slices
  • 1 cup (2 ounces) shaved Parmesan cheese
  • 1 shallot, peeled and thinly sliced
DIRECTIONS

For vinaigrette: In a small bowl, whisk mustard and vinegar until blended. Gradually add olive oil until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste.

For salad: Sauté mushrooms in olive oil over medium-low heat until lightly browned. In a large bowl, combine mâche, pears, mushrooms, cheese, and shallots. Toss in vinaigrette, coat thoroughly. Add salt and pepper to taste.

 

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