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Yield: Makes 4 servings.

• 2/3 cup vegetable oil
• 2/3 cup white wine vinegar
• 2 cloves garlic, crushed
• 1 tablespoon sugar
• 1 teaspoon oregano leaves, crushed
• 1/2 teaspoon thyme leaves, crushed
• 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce*
• Salt to taste (optional)
• 2 cups fresh mushrooms, sliced
• 2 cups cooked rice
• 2 cups (8 ounces) diced Swiss cheese
• Lettuce leaves
• 16 cherry tomatoes, cut in half
• 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped and toasted**

Combine oil, vinegar, garlic, sugar, oregano, thyme, pepper sauce and salt.

Add mushrooms; marinate in refrigerator several hours.

Drain dressing; reserve. 
Combine mushrooms, rice and cheese.
Spoon over lettuce; garnish with cherry tomatoes.

Sprinkle with walnuts.

Serve with additional dressing, if desired.

*Substitute 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce for salt when cooking rice.
**To toast walnuts:
Conventional Oven: Heat oven to 350 degrees. Spread walnuts in shallow baking pan; bake 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.
Microwave: Spread walnuts on glass pie plate. Microwave on HIGH 4 to 5 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring after each minute.

Nutrition Facts
Calories 778   
Total Fat 62g 
Cholesterol 52mg 
Sodium 350mg 
Total Carbohydrate 35g 
Dietary Fiber 2g 
Protein 22g  
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