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Mushroom And Chicken Meatball Caesar Salad

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For many of us our new normal is working from home. This means that we’ve had to adapt our meals and meal planning. Salads (like this caesar salad) make a quick but nutritious and filling lunch at home.

The South African Mushroom Farmers’ Association has shared a few brilliant work-at-home lunch ideas that will inspire you. They’re fresh, fast, and make the most of what you have in the house.

Caesar salad is always a winner in our home. This mushroom and chicken meatball caesar salad is a refreshing change that your family will love!

Mushroom Caesar Salad

Mushroom And Chicken Meatball Caesar Salad

mushroom caesar salad

Mushroom And Chicken Meatball Caesar Salad

Course Salad
Servings 4 servings


Caesar Salad

  • 3 Romaine hearts roughly torn
  • 80 ml Caesar salad dressing
  • 60 ml parmesan cheese finely grated
  • 2 anchovy fillets chopped
  • milled black pepper
  • 120 g freshly made (or bought) croutons

Mushroom & Chicken Meatballs

  • 250 g mushrooms
  • 1 jalapeno finely chopped
  • 150 g chicken mince
  • 80 ml fresh breadcrumbs
  • 45 ml parmesan cheese finely grated
  • 1 large egg whisked
  • 15 ml parsley chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • 30 g cake flour
  • 30 ml oil


Mushroom & Chicken Meatballs

  • Place the mushrooms and jalapeno into the bowl of a food processor and pulse until chopped.
  • Add the chicken mince, breadcrumbs, parmesan, egg and parsley. Season well with salt and pepper, and briefly process to combine.
  • Using floured hands, roll the mixture into 18 meatballs.
  • Dust the meatballs with the flour.
  • Heat the oil in a pan and fry the meatballs for 8 to 10 minutes, or until cooked. Drain well on paper towel.

Caesar Salad

  • Toss the lettuce, salad dressing, parmesan cheese, and anchovy together in a large mixing bowl.
  • Season with milled black pepper and arrange the coated leaves onto serving plates.
  • Top with the croutons and the mushroom and chicken meatballs.
Keyword boerewors stuffed mushroom, caesar salad

For more work at home lunches head over to my recipe page!

Happy cooking!



DISCLAIMER: This post was sponsored by The South African Mushroom Farmers’ Association. The South African Mushroom Farmers’ Association provided me with this recipe and associated images. All thoughts and opinions expressed herein are my own and not influenced by the developing company, and/or its affiliates, in any way. The fact is, I’m crazy about mushrooms, and want to shout it from the rooftops anyway. 

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