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Cheese with pickled pear salad

Cheese with pickled pear salad

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
  • Easy
  • Serves 8

A contemporary alternative to the traditional cheeseboard, the hardest part will be selecting your favourite cheeses

Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal429
fat34g
saturates20g
carbs10g
sugars9g
fibre2g
protein21g
salt1.69g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 ½ tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp walnut oil
  • 1 tsp yellow mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp tarragon , finely chopped
  • 1 spring onion , thinly sliced
  • 4 Conference pears , peeled, cored and thinly sliced
  • 8 thin wedges British cheddar or similar
  • 8 thin wedges stiltons or another British cheese
  • biscuits , crackers and whole walnuts, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    In a large bowl, mix the mustard and vinegar. Add the oils, mustard seeds, tarragon, spring onion and salt and pepper. Add the pears to the dressing, toss well, then cover and chill for up to 4 hrs until ready to serve. Place a wedge of each cheese on small serving plates, then divide the pear salad between the plates. Serve with biscuits, crackers and walnuts.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, January 2011

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