simple salad

z made a nice simple salad for brunch today to go with the homemade mushroom pizza.

she loves her mushrooms and she knows i love cucumbers so here’s a very easy and tasty simple salad to whip up!

pizza and salad is a yummy combo!


For the salad

  • 1 bunch red leaf lettuce
  • 3 israeli cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 3 white crimini mushroom, sliced
  • 1 tomato. chopped
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced

For the dressing

  • 1 tablespoons mustard
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons italian dressing – or –
    1 tablespoon italian seasoning
  • sea salt and black pepper, to taste


In a small mixing bowl, add balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Whisk together and set aside.

In a salad bowl, add greens, mushrooms, cucumbers and tomatoes. Drizzle dressing on salad and toss.

Serve on individual plates.


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