Pear, walnut and blue cheese salad


Who said salads are only for the summer? this pear, walnut and blue cheese salad makes the best of ingredients available through late autumn and winter.


1 t butter (unsalted, natural butter)
1 t olive oil
2 T walnut (lightly roasted)


  1. Core and cut the pears into quarters. Then cut each quarter in half.
  2. Now heat the olive oil and butter in a non-stick frying pan and add the pears.
  3. Cook for approximately 2 minutes on each side until golden and soft. Season with a little pepper if desired.
  4. In a large bowl place the lettuce leaves and toss with a little lemon juice, roasted walnuts and a little olive oil.
  5. Divide the salad between plates and place a couple of pieces of pear on each plate.
  6. Now top with a little crumbled blue cheese and serve.


To roast the walnuts simply place them in a non-stick pan over high heat for approximately 2 minutes. Tossing regularly.

4 servings
Preparation time
Cooking time
Total time
25 minutes