Chicken Salad with Warm Mushroom Dressing Recipe

Recipe Courtesy of Veneto Trattoria

A special thank you to Veneto Trattoria in Scottsdale for providing the Chicken Salad with Warm Mushroom Dressing Recipe.

Ingredient List

  • 8 Chicken breasts, approximately 6 oz. each
  • 18 oz Cremini mushrooms
  • 28 oz. Organic mixed baby greens
  • 6 – 8 oz. Butter
  • 3 Diced Roma tomatoes
  • Chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper

Preparation Instructions

Marinate chicken in fresh chopped garlic, extra virgin olive oil and fresh chopped parsley.

Cook 10 oz. of sliced mushrooms with 2 ½ cups of water until reduced to one-half quantity. Liquefy in food processor and strain through fine mesh chinois or cheese cloth. While mushroom mixture is still warm, add butter and stir slowly until creamy. Add salt and pepper to taste and keep warm in bain-marie.

Grill chicken and when cooked, thinly slice chicken breast.

Place greens in eight large salad bowls, add sliced mushrooms and arrange chicken slices on greens and sprinkle with diced tomatoes. Generously pour warm dressing on top and garnish to taste with fresh chopped parsley and fresh ground black pepper.

Buon Appetito!

About Veneto Trattoria

Veneto Trattoria offers light, Northern Italian cuisine with a Venetian accent. The restaurant is known for its hand-fashioned pastas and gnocchi and luscious risottos. Menu highlights include Venetian-style squid, calves’ liver and dried salt cod, called baccala. An extensive wine list offers a wide selection of Italian and California wines.

For Reservations, please call 480-948-9928.