Pear and Goat’s Cheese Salad
Pear and Goat’s Cheese Salad



  • 1 sliced red onion
  • ½ lemon, juice only
  • 3 ripe pears
  • 80g rocket leaves
  • 1 sprig of rosemary, leaves chopped
  • 125g soft goat’s cheese
  • 2 tbsp toasted almond flakes
  • For the Dressing
  • 2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp cranberry sauce
  • ⅓ tsp Dijon mustard
  • Soak the onion in boiling water for 5 mins, then drain. Meanwhile, mix the lemon juice in a bowl with 100ml cold water. Core the pears and slice into 6 wedges, then transfer to the lemon water. Place all the dressing ingredients in a jug and blitz until smooth with a hand blender, then season to taste.
  • Toss together the onion, rocket leaves, half the rosemary and 2 tbsp of the dressing. Transfer to a serving platter and top with the pears, then scatter with crumbled goat’s cheese, almonds and some more rosemary. Drizzle with dressing and serve.
25 mins
4 serving

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