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Shiitake Mushroom Salad

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Shiitake Mushroom Salad

Shiitake Mushroom Salad
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  • 1 pound fresh mozzarella sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 3 cups cleaned sliced shiitake mushrooms
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sesame oil
  • 2 cups radicchio, shredded
  • 2 cups Savoy cabbage (about a 1/4 head of cabbage), shredded
  • 3 scallions, sliced thin
  • 1/2 cups basil leaves, torn
  • Juice of 1 orange (grapefruit can also work)
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 cups sliced red onions


  • Mix cabbage, radicchio, scallions, onions, orange juice and basil leaves in a bowl.
  • In a medium skillet heat oil. Add the mushrooms and sauté on medium high heat. Add garlic, toss in the sesame seeds and toast to a light brown. Add soy sauce, and balsamic vinegar. Bring the mixture to a simmer.
  • Add mushroom mix to cabbage and season with salt and pepper.
  • Plate mozzarella with salad on top.