Warm pear salad with blue cheese and pecan nuts

4 servings Prep: 25 mins, Cooking: 15 mins
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Serve this salad as a starter or as a side dish with a winter meal.

By Food24 May 04 2015
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Ingredients (12)

3 pears — sliced into wedges
2 red onion — wedges
salt and freshly ground black pepper — to taste
15 ml honey
30 ml butter
2 watercress — or mixed baby leaves
100 g pecan nuts — roasted, chopped
50 g blue cheese — crumbled
160 ml cream
30 ml lemon juice
15 ml olive oil
100 g blue cheese — crumbled
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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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