friday night | mushroom, spinach, avocado salad

Made this one on the fly tonight after a run and it seriously was so good I thought I should share it asap. Finally the heat has drifted out of the area I live in so it was nice to actually exercise outside and not feel like my internal organs might shut down at any minute.

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How long will it take in total? 15 minutes

What’s needed? 

* a handful or two of fresh spinach

* quarter red onion 

* a few crimini mushrooms

* a 1/4 or half an avocado

* feta cheese (goat cheese would be fantastic too)

* olive oil & balsamic vinegar

* sea salt & cracked pepper

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Add the spinach, chopped fresh red onion and avocado to your bowl.

Simply wash the mushrooms and cut off the stem, then cut them in half. Throw them in a pan of some sort.

Turn the heat on High, then add about a tablespoon of the oil to the pan and mushrooms. Feel free to be generous, as the excess oil is going to be part of the ‘dressing’.

Let the mushrooms get a little soft//browned. Right away, transfer the shrooms to the spinach mixture and remember to add the oil! The slight warmth from the mushrooms and olive oil adds a nice little touch. Then sprinkle some feta on top of the salad, add balsamic, sea salt & pepper as you wish. Then enjoy! It’s a super simple salad, but the cooked mushrooms add a good amount of flavor.

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Bon Appétit!

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