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Griddled pear & blue cheese salad

Griddled pear & blue cheese salad

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Contrast sweet grilled fruit with salty robust blue cheese and a honey vinaigrette in this stylish salad

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal259
fat17g
saturates8g
carbs19g
sugars19g
fibre5g
protein8g
low insalt1.2g
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Ingredients

  • 4 firm, ripe pears , sliced lengthways into 1cm slices
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 250g bag mixed salad leaf
  • 150g pack blue cheese , crumbled
  • crusty bread , to serve (optional)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the pears in a bowl and drizzle with 1 tsp of the oil. Heat a griddle pan, then cook the pears, in batches, for 1 min on each side. Set aside to cool.

  • STEP 2

    Mix the remaining oil, vinegar and honey. Toss the pears, leaves and cheese, divide between 4 plates and drizzle with the dressing. Serve with bread, if you like.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2012

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