Roasted Chanterelles Salad Recipe

This ready to impress and delicious salad recipe combines the wild taste of chanterelle mushrooms, black walnuts, and wild greens.

Winter 2014-15

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Roasted Chanterelles Salad Recipe

(with Wild Greens and Toasted Black Walnuts)

Much of what we grow in the garden is in the wild and thrives in our great forests. I have selected some favorites of mine from this garden wild. ‘Tis the season for Chanterelles, an impressive find on its own. 


• 1 Chanterelle mushroom
• 1 tablespoon Truffle oil (white)
• 1/2 Vanilla bean pod, split and scraped
• Maldon sea salt (to taste)
• 1 cup Dandelion leaves
• 1 cup Wild sorrel
• 1 cup Wild dock
• 1 tablespoon Elderberry syrup
• 2 tablespoons Wild honey
• Pinch of bee pollen
• 2 tablespoons Apple cider vinegar
• 1 tablespoons Wild thyme
• 1/2 cup Black walnuts 


1. Wash greens thoroughly and spin dry.

2. Whisk together elderberry syrup, wild honey and apple vinegar and picked thyme.

3. Toast walnuts in a sauté pan on med heat until golden brown, and oils begin to form on meat of nut.

4. Heat truffle oil in a sauté pan. Scrape vanilla bean into oil then follow with your mushrooms. Do not crowd the mushrooms so they get nice golden color on them. Season with salt and pepper.

5. Toss greens lightly with the dressing.

6. Place mushrooms on the bottom of your plate, top with your wild salad, and sprinkle with bee pollen. Serve at room temp.