Savory in flavor, the king trumpet mushroom offers a flavor and texture that is unparalleled, making them a gourmet treat, particularly in a Mediterranean salad like this.
Salad, Side Dish
For the mushrooms:
4-6king trumpet mushrooms
For the salad:
1/2head of radicchio,chopped
For the vinaigrette:
large garlic clove,minced
1teaspoonGrainy Dijon mustard
2tablespoonsgood quality red wine vinegar
6tablespoonsextra virgin olive oil
1teaspoonfresh thyme leaves,leaves picked
1teaspoonfresh sage,leaves removed and finely chopped
sea salt and freshly ground pepper,to taste
In a large skillet, heat the butter over medium-high heat. Add the mushrooms, salt and pepper and toss to coat. Sauté mushrooms until they are golden. Transfer to a plate to cool to room temperature.
Combine vinaigrette ingredients in a small bowl and whisk together until well blended and smooth.
In a large bowl, add the lettuce and radicchio and toss together with 3/4 of the dressing. Add the remaining dressing to the mushrooms and spoon over the top of the salad. Toss gently to mix in the mushrooms and serve.