Try our Oyster Mushroom Dressing recipe on your bag of greens with the wonderful balance of texture and flavor.
For every great salad, there is a perfect dressing. Isn’t it time you try something new? Prepare to try something more tasty and healthier.
Healthy Reasons to Eat Mixed Green Salad
Green salads are not just fun to eat because of their textures, colors, and flavors.
Any package of baby greens contains vitamin C, vitamin K, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and folate.
Leafy greens are a good source of beta carotene. Our body converts these compounds to Vitamin A, which our body needs for healthy skin, good eyesight and building our immunity up.
Additionally, eating a high-fiber diet, like green leafy veggies, can help lower your cholesterol levels and prevent constipation.
Oyster Mushroom Dressing: A Mixture of Healthy Benefits
Oyster mushrooms are a type of edible fungi. Its oyster-shaped cap and seafood-like taste are the reasons this mushroom is named such.
They have a slightly tender and chewy texture, perfect to pair with the crispiness of green veggies.
Oyster mushrooms are rich in protein. Our body uses protein to build and repair tissues. This means a speedier recovery after exercising or healing from an injury.
Protein plus fiber (from green salad) is a perfect combination since it will keep you feeling full and satisfied for longer.
A pleasant side-effect of this is that it reduces your overall food intake. Yes, it is helpful for managing your weight.
Like other mushrooms, Oysters are abundant in B-vitamins like thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, and pantothenic acid.
They are important in energy metabolism, normal vision, and skin health.
These vitamins are not stored in the body, hence why we need to replace them daily. Eating oyster mushrooms is one of the more enjoyable ways.
Therefore, tossing a few oyster mushrooms into your dressing is definitely a healthy move.
With just a few ingredients and a bit of time, you can dig into a salad which is full of flavor and packed with nutrients.
Discover another Oyster mushroom recipe here: Tasty and Cheesy Baked Oyster Mushroom Tart [Recipe]
Green Salad in Oyster Mushroom Dressing
3 tbsp olive oil (divided)
2 cups (256 g) oyster mushroom
2 cloves garlic (chopped)
1 tbsp balsmaic vinegar
1 package baby greens mix
salt and pepper (to taste)
- Rinse the oyster mushrooms well. Slice into smaller pieces. Set aside.
- Pour 1 tablespoon of olive into a skillet (frying pan) and place over medium heat.
- Once the oil is heated, toss in the sliced oyster mushrooms. Stir until only a tablespoon of the mushroom’s water remains.
- Pour in the remaining olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
- Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Adjust the seasoning, if necessary.
- Continue to stir until all the ingredients have sufficiently mixed.
- Turn off the stove. Set the skillet (pan) aside.
- Make sure the mushrooms are still warm when adding the greens. If the mushrooms are too hot, the salad will wilt.
- Wash the mixed baby greens and add them to a mixing bowl.
- Pour the warm oyster mushroom mixture over the bowl. Mix the ingredients well.
- Serve and enjoy!