Bake-Off® Contest 38, 1998
Farmers Branch, Texas

Mushroom and Swiss Cheese Salad

Look on the sunny side of salads! Enjoy the variety of colors and textures this one offers.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2
tablespoons tarragon red wine vinegar*
1
teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4
teaspoon garlic salt
1/4
teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
1
(4.5-oz.) jar Green Giant™ Sliced Mushrooms, drained
1
medium head red leaf lettuce, separated into leaves
2
(1-oz.) slices Swiss cheese, cut into narrow strips
1
tablespoon shelled roasted sunflower seeds

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In medium bowl, combine oil, vinegar, mustard, garlic salt and pepper; beat well with wire whisk. Add mushrooms; toss to coat.
  • 2 Arrange lettuce leaves on individual salad plates. Top with half of the cheese strips. Spoon mushroom mixture over cheese; top with remaining cheese. Sprinkle with sunflower seeds.
  • 1 In medium bowl, combine oil, vinegar, mustard, garlic salt and pepper; beat well with wire whisk. Add mushrooms; toss to coat.
  • 2 Arrange lettuce leaves on individual salad plates. Top with half of the cheese strips. Spoon mushroom mixture over cheese; top with remaining cheese. Sprinkle with sunflower seeds.

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*Two tablespoons red wine vinegar plus 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon leaves can be substituted for the tarragon red wine vinegar.

Nutritional information

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
300mg
300%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.