• 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)


  • 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.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2012

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