Warm pear salad with blue cheese and pecan nuts

Serve this salad as a starter or as a side dish with a winter meal.
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Recipe from: 21 January 2016
Preparation time: 25 min
Cooking time: 15 min


  • 3
    pears, sliced into thin wedges
  • 2
    red onions, sliced into thin wedges
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 15
  • 30
  • 2
    packets of watercress or mixed baby salad leaves
  • 100
    pecan nuts, roasted and coarsely chopped
  • 50
    blue cheese, coarsely crumbled
  • 160
  • 30
    lemon juice
  • 15
    olive oil
  • 100
    blue cheese, crumbled
Servings: Change Serving


Preheat the oven to 200°C.

Arrange the pears and onions on a greased baking tray and season to taste with salt and pepper. Drizzle with honey, dot with butter and roast until the pears and onions are soft and starting to colour.

Prepare the salad dressing:

Beat the cream, lemon juice and olive oil together and stir in the crumbled blue cheese.

Arrange salad leaves on a serving platter or four individual plates.

Arrange the pears, onions, pecan nuts and blue cheese on top and drizzle salad dressing over.

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