Caramelized pear, radicchio, and blue cheese salad

Caramelized pear, radicchio, and blue cheese salad

Based on 14 ratings
Sandra Schumann

Sandra Schumann

Contributor

"Fight the grey weather with fall colors on your plate! Start with this satisfying combination of caramelized pear, bitter radicchio and punchy blue cheese."

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

20 min

Baking

0 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
2
pears
head
radicchio
head
red leaf lettuce
50 g
blue cheese
16⅔ g
unsalted butter
tbsp
sugar
40 g
walnuts
lemon
1 tsp
Dijon mustard
1 tsp
honey
25 ml
olive oil
tsp
poppy seeds
salt
pepper
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Utensils

cutting board, knife, salad spinner, 1 bowl (large), frying pan (large), cooking spoon, glass jar, salad servers

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Nutrition per serving

Cal526
Fat42 g
Protein11 g
Carb28 g
  • Step 1/3

    Quarter and core the pears then cut into large dice. Cut the blue cheese into small pieces and mix with the salad. Roughly chop the walnuts. Wash and dry the radicchio and red leaf lettuces. Gently tear into large pieces and place in a serving bowl.
    • 2 pears
    • head radicchio
    • head red leaf lettuce
    • 50 g blue cheese
    • 40 g walnuts
    • cutting board
    • knife
    • salad spinner
    • 1 bowl (large)

    Quarter and core the pears then cut into large dice. Cut the blue cheese into small pieces and mix with the salad. Roughly chop the walnuts. Wash and dry the radicchio and red leaf lettuces. Gently tear into large pieces and place in a serving bowl.

  • Step 2/3

    Melt the butter in a large frying pan over medium heat, add diced pear, and sauté for approx. 3 – 5 min. Add the sugar and let it caramelize before adding the walnuts. Stir well to coat the pears and walnuts in the caramelized liquid. Remove the pan from the heat and set aside to cool a little.
    • 16⅔ g unsalted butter
    • tbsp sugar
    • frying pan (large)
    • cooking spoon

    Melt the butter in a large frying pan over medium heat, add diced pear, and sauté for approx. 3 – 5 min. Add the sugar and let it caramelize before adding the walnuts. Stir well to coat the pears and walnuts in the caramelized liquid. Remove the pan from the heat and set aside to cool a little.

  • Step 3/3

    To make the dressing, squeeze out the lemon juice and add to a jar along with the mustard, honey, olive oil, and poppy seeds. Season with salt and pepper. Place a lid on the jar and shake vigorously to combine. Place the cooled caramelized pear and walnuts and the blue cheese on top the salad leaves, pour the dressing over the salad and toss gently. Enjoy!
    • lemon
    • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
    • 1 tsp honey
    • 25 ml olive oil
    • tsp poppy seeds
    • salt
    • pepper
    • glass jar
    • salad servers

    To make the dressing, squeeze out the lemon juice and add to a jar along with the mustard, honey, olive oil, and poppy seeds. Season with salt and pepper. Place a lid on the jar and shake vigorously to combine. Place the cooled caramelized pear and walnuts and the blue cheese on top the salad leaves, pour the dressing over the salad and toss gently. Enjoy!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Caramelized pear, radicchio, and blue cheese salad

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