Low Carbohydrate Recipe
This healthy salad brings together Gorgonzola cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, red wine vinegar, seasonings, tender portabella mushrooms, romaine hearts and roasted red pepper.
4 ounces Gorgonzola cheese
1 cup sour cream
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon minced garlic
Salt and pepper
4 portabello mushrooms
2 romaine hearts
1 roasted red pepper peeled, seeded and cut into 4 pieces
Extra-virgin olive oil
Dressing: Mash the cheese to a paste. Stir in the sour cream, mayonnaise, vinegar and garlic. Season to taste.
Remove the stem from the mushroom and scrape out the gills with a small spoon. Score the tops in a cross-hatch pattern.
Season the mushrooms with the olive oil, salt and pepper. Grill or broil, 2 to 3 minutes on each side until cooked through.
Cut the romaine hearts in half and place on 4 plates. Drizzle with the dressing. Top with a mushroom and a piece of red pepper.
Recipe makes 4 servings