Mushroom Red Pepper and Rocket Salad Recipe

A look at the ingredients will tell you it is no common salad. It has the much loved mushroom mixed with red pepper and it also claims to blow off your taste buds like a rocket. Yes! Take you sky high in ecstasy. This is a dish which should have a guaranteed appearance on your menu in regular intervals because it is so delectable everyone loves it. The mushrooms mixed with pepper, lemon and other exciting ingredients lighten up every other dish on the table. It is perfect as a side dish and you might have to keep a reserve in case the platter gets scraped off early by eager guests because it is just so good. Here is our step by step recipe for Mushroom Red Pepper and Rocket Salad with even the tiniest details to make it absolutely perfect.

Serving size: 6 person
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Utensils needed: Pan, mixing bowl, spoon and salad platter.


– 3 bags fresh rocket
– 1/4 kg mushrooms
– 200 g fresh pepper, sliced
– 1 red chili ,  seeded and sliced
– 50 g basil leaves, ripped to smaller pieces
– 2 garlic cloves, chopped
– 1 tablespoon lemon juice
– 4 tablespoon olive oil
– Parmesan cheese (as desired for topping)


  • 1

    Cut the mushrooms into smaller pieces. Now saute them for a while in oil in a pan till they are tender. Do not over fry or else they will lose their fresh texture and taste.

  • 2

    Put these mushrooms in a a mixing bowl and add the rocket, red pepper, garlic, basil and chilli in no particular order. Toss well to get the ingredients evenly spread.

  • 3

    Add the lemon juice and oil to this bowl and mix well to get an even taste. Shave off the cheese over the salad depending on how 'cheesy' you want to make it.

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