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Mushrooms and pear salad with Balsamic Vinegar

There’s nothing like a fresh salad with mushrooms on a hot summer day!  Today we suggest you the recipe of another super tasty one that could be in rotation in your kitchen all summer long: Mushrooms and pear salad with Original Balsamic Vinegar of Modena PGI!

Ingredients for 4 people:

  • 2 yellow pears, not too ripe
  • 200 gr. of porcini mushrooms or fresh champignons
  • 200 gr. of salad: valerian and radicchietto
  • 30 pistachios already peeled
  • 1 lemon
  • 5 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 teaspoons of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar PGI (aged at least 12 years)
  • a pinch of salt
  • ground pepper

Ingredients for for the sauce:

  • 60 gr. of mayonnaisemushroom
  • 2 tablespoon of minced Parsley
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped Coriander
  • 2 tablespoon of Estragon
  • 1 teaspoon of finely chopped Chives


First of all, let’s prepare the sauce: mix the mayonnaise with all the herbs listed above. Super easy!

Then clean, wash and drain the different types of salad very carefully and arrange them on a large serving dish. Subsequently, wash and dry the pears without peeling them; then cut them into wedges first to remove the core, then into thin longitudinal slices. After that, place them in a flat dish and sprinkle them with the juice of half a lemon. Now follow the same procedure for mushrooms.

After that, chop the pistachios coarsely. Spread the sliced ​​pears, the mushrooms and pistachios on the salad. Finally add  salt and pepper and season it with extra virgin olive oil and Traditional Balsamic Vinegar PGI. Serve straight away!


L-Originale Balsamic Vinegar of Modena: www.l-originale.com

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