Search

Goat's cheese, pear and hazelnut salad

(5 ratings)

What's my recipe book?

Close

We know what it's like when you're browsing a site with as many recipes as ours. You find a brilliant recipe, want to make it again, but can't remember how you found it!

But we've solved the problem. Now, by clicking 'Save this recipe' or 'I cooked this' on any of our recipes, they'll be saved and grouped into your personal online recipe book. All you have to do is log in with your Facebook account to see them. When you click either of these buttons it will also tell your friends on Facebook what you've been cooking or saving so they too can give our quick and easy recipes a go (but you can turn this off at any time by visiting your 'My recipe book' page). Just click one of the buttons below or 'see my book' to get started. We hope you like it!

Print
Goat's cheese, pear and hazelnut salad
Goat's cheese, pear and hazelnut salad

Salads don't have to be boring, the mix of toasted cheese, warm pears, hazelnuts and vinegar is delicious

Ingredients

  • 4 thin slices of medium mature goats cheese roll
  • 4 small or 2 large firm ripe pears
  • 3tbsp light olive oil
  • Selection of bitter salad leaves, such as rocket and herbs
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons organic cider vinegar
  • Sea salt and black pepper
  • 60g chopped hazelnuts

Method

  1. Quarter the pears and remove the cores. Lay the slices on a baking sheet and drizzle over one of the tablespoons of olive oil. Season lightly with salt and pepper.
  2. Roast the pears in a pre-heated oven 200ºC/400F/gas 6 for 15 mins or until lightly coloured.
  3. Heat a heavy frying pan and when hot place the goats? cheese slices in the pan. Leave for 2 mins before turning and cooking the other side. You want the cheese to be golden on both sides.
  4. Meanwhile mix the oils and vinegar together adding seasoning to taste to make the dressing.
  5. Remove the cheese from the pan and then lightly toast the nuts for about 2 mins while you assemble the plates.
  6. Divide the salad leaves between four plates and add the roast pears, top these with the cheese slices drizzle over the dressing and scatter on the nuts. Serve at once

Your rating

Average rating

  • 3
(5 ratings)

Your comments

comments powered by Disqus

FREE Newsletter

Subscribe to Essentials

Subscribe from only 21.99