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      Title: French Green Salad with Basil Shiitake
 Categories: Thnksgiving, Salads
   Servings:  5
  
       1    Butter lettuce,large
       3 c  Spinach leaves
   4 1/2 T  Oilve oil,extra-virgin
     1/2 T  Lemon juice
       1    Garlic clove,small,pressed
     1/2 t  Mustard,Dijon-style
            Seasoned salt (opt)
       2 c  Shiitake mushrooms,sliced
     1/4 c  Basil leaves,fresh
       1 ds Sea salt (opt)
  
   1. Wash and thoroughly dry the lettuch and spinach. In large salad bowl,
   use a wire whisk to whip 4 T. olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, mustard and
   seasoned salt to taste until thick and yellow. Set aside.
   2. Place remaining 1/2 T. oil and shiitake in a skillet. Saute, stirring to
   prevent scorching, then add any reserved shiitake soaking water as 20 to 30
   minutes. 3. Tear lettuce and spinach into bite-size pieces, into dressing
   salad bowl, removing heavy center stalks from lettuce. Toss well. Serve on
   individual plates with a large spoonful of basil shiitake as a topping.
  
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