Warm Mushroom Salad with Creamy Pumpkin Dressing

Serves: 2-3 as main dish, 4-6 as a side

Ingredients:

For the salad: 

For the dressing: 

Directions: 

  1. Preheat oven or toaster oven to 400 F.  Toss mushrooms in olive oil and season well with salt & pepper.  Arrange mushrooms in an even layer in a oven safe baking dish.  Roast for 20 minutes.
  2. Heat olive oil over medium high heat.  Add onion and cook for 5-10 minutes until lightly browned.  Reduce heat to low and continue cooking until mushrooms are done.  When mushrooms are nicely roasted, add to the onion mixture and stir in a few handfuls of spinach until lightly wilted.  Add quinoa and seasonings and stir well to combine.
  3. To prepare the dressing, combine all of the ingredients well using a whisk or a blender. Drizzle on the warm mushroom salad.
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