Pear and nut salad with caramelised onion dressing

A sweet and crunchy salad that you can add chicken to for a satisfying meal.
Pear and nut salad with caramelised onion dressing

Recipe from: 29 November 2012
Preparation time: 20 min
Cooking time: 10 min


  • 3
    PnP Finest extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1
    onion, finely diced
  • 3
    white balsamic vinegar
  • 10
    dijon vinegar
  • 1
    salt and milled pepper
  • 30
    watercress, or rocket
  • 1
    pear, thinly sliced
  • 60
    blue cheese, crumbled
  • 60
    PnP flaked almonds, toasted
Servings: Change Serving


Heat olive oil in a pan and fry onion until well browned, but not burnt. Cool slightly.

Whisk in remaining dressing ingredients and lightly season.

Toss watercress and pear slices with 2 Tbsp (30ml) dressing and place on two plates.

Scatter over cheese and nuts.

Serve with remaining dressing.

This recipe is sponsored by Pick n Pay and was created by Fresh Living magazine.

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