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Marinated Mushroom Caps

Meaty vegetables, like portobello mushrooms, can make a light, satisfying dinner, even for those with bigger appetites.
Whole Living, July/August 2011
  • Yield Serves 4
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Ingredients

  • Juice of 3 lemons, plus 1 tsp grated zest
  • 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • Sea salt
  • 4 small portobello mushroom caps
  • 1/2 cup raw cashews
  • 1 ear corn, shucked (about 1 cup kernels)
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 2 scallions, sliced

Directions

  1. In a bowl, whisk lemon juice and zest, oil, garlic, and rosemary. Season with salt. Arrange mushrooms, rounded side down, in a glass baking dish. Pierce each with the tip of a knife. Drizzle with marinade. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or up to overnight.

  2. Soak cashews in warm water for 30 minutes. Drain. Pulse in a food processor with 1/4 cup water until smooth. (Add more water for desired consistency.) Season with salt.

  3. Spoon cashew puree into mushroom caps. Top with corn, spinach, scallions, and any remaining marinade.

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