Warm Mushroom and Spinach Salad

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 5 minutes

Servings: 4


1 tspExtra virgin olive oil5 mL
1 lbOntario mushrooms, sliced500 g
¼ cupRaspberry vinaigrette salad dressing50 mL
1 tbspBalsamic vinegar15 mL
 Salt and pepper to taste 
8 cupsTorn spinach leaves2 L
1 cupRaspberries250 mL
½ cupToasted pecan halves125 mL
¼ cupCrumbled blue cheese50 mL


In large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add mushrooms; cook, stirring often, for 5 minutes or until softened. Add raspberry dressing and vinegar; boil for 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper.


Place spinach, raspberries and pecans in salad bowl or arrange on individual salad plates. Toss with warm dressing or spoon over salad. Sprinkle blue cheese on top. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Protein10 grams
Fat14 grams
Carbohydrate19 grams
Fibre5 grams
Sodium310 mg

Original source:  Warm Mushroom and Spinach Salad | Foodland Ontario, 2024.