INSALATA DI SPINACI
1 bunch fresh spinach, stemmed and washed
1/2  Smoked Portabello mushroom, thinly sliced
 
1 fresh green bell pepper, thinly sliced
1/2 med. onion, finely chopped
2 small fresh tomatoes, peeled and sliced
 
Optional:
1/4 cup chopped walnuts OR
1/4 cup feta cheese
 
Dressing:
spicy oil and vinegar type Italian
Grill portabello mushroom until tender and thoroughly smoky, preferably over hickory wood. Cool and slice into long strips as thin as possible.  Remove stems and wash spinach.  Remove seeds from bell pepper and cut into thin strips.  Chop onion.  Peel and slice tomatoes.  Toss together.  Optionally garnish with nuts or feta cheese.  Serve with good quality Italian dressing.
 
 
© Terry Blackburn, 1997 
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