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Pasta Salad with Mayonnaise and Shallow fried Oyster Mushrooms
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Pasta Salad and Stir fried Mushrooms with Bread Sauce(??)

Celebrate Easter with this delicious pasta salad and stir fried mushrooms with bread sauce.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Bachelor Recipes, Brunch, Kid-Friendly, Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4 People
Author: ArchanaPotdar


For the stir fried mushrooms:

  • 200 Grams Oyster mushrooms

Marinade ingredients:

  • 1 Tablespoon Soya sauce
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Chilli powder
  • 2 Garlic cloves peeled and crushed
  • Salt to Taste

To fry:

  • 1 Cup Bread crumbs approx
  • 1 Egg see note 1
  • Salt And Pepper to taste
  • Oil to fry

To make Pasta Salad:

  • 300 Grams Futtuccine
  • 2 Garlic cloves optional
  • Water to boil the pasta
  • 2 Tablespoons Oil approx
  • Iceberg Lettuce
  • 2 Carrots cut in slices
  • 2 Cucumber cut in slices
  • 1 Each Red and Yellow Capsicum Sliced thin
  • 1/4 Cup Eggless Mayonnaise
  • Salt And Pepper to taste


For the mushrooms:

  • Wash and drain the mushrooms.
  • In a bowl mix the marinade ingredient and add the mushrooms. Set aside to marinate for 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile in a deep vessel add the water and the garlic and salt and boil the pasta as per the instructions on the packet.
  • Once the pasta is boiled strain the pasta and reserve the water. Apply the oil to the pasta and set aside to cool in a wide bowl.
  • Wash and dry the lettuce leaves. Tear a few leaves and add to the pasta, add the carrots and cucumber, capsicum. Add the half the mayonnaise, pepper and salt to taste mix well.
  • By now the mushrooms will have marinated.Beat the egg with salt and pepper.
  • Dip the mushroom in the egg and then dredge in the bread crumbs.
  • Transfer the mushrooms to a heated non-stick pan.
  • Fry till the mushroom is done say about 4-5 minutes on both sides. Set aside.

To serve:

  • Lay a bed of lettuce leaves on the plate. Add the pasta salad.
  • Top it with bread sauce (see note 2) and top with mayonnaise with the left over. Serve.


  1. To fry the mushrooms you can use a thin slurry of cornflour in place of the egg.
  2. After I finished frying the mushrooms I had about 2-3 tablespoons of egg and ½ cup of bread crumbs. I thought the salad was a bit dry. In the non-stick pan, I added 2 cups of the reserved water when it came to a boil added the egg and the bread crumbs. I let it thicken then added to the pasta salad.