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Rocket, Blue Cheese and Fried Pear Salad Recipe

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PREP TIME: 10 min
COOK TIME: 20 min
READY TIME: 30 min
CALORIES: 110 (per serving)

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8 long, thin slices bread
Olive oil
​1⁄3 cup grated parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon brown sugar
½ teaspoon cracked black pepper
1 tablespoon coriander leaves
2 pears, peeled and sliced
200 g (6½ oz) rocket (arugula) leaves
1 cucumber, sliced
1 red onion, sliced
200 g (6½ oz) soft blue cheese
Cracked black pepper


1 Brush bread with a little olive oil and sprinkle with parmesan. Place bread on a baking tray and cook in a preheated 180°C (350°F) oven for 15 minutes or until golden and crisp. Set aside to cool.

2 Heat butter in a frypan over medium heat. Add brown sugar, pepper and coriander to pan and cook for 1 minute. Add pears to pan and cook for 2 minutes on each side or until golden.

3 To serve, arrange crisp bread, rocket (arugula), cucumber, red onion and blue cheese on serving plates.

4 Top with pears and pour pan juices from pears over salad. Sprinkle with cracked black pepper and serve immediately, while bread is crisp.


Calories: 110.8
Fat: 5.7 g
Cholesterol: 4.5 mg
Sodium: 106.0 mg
Potassium: 113.0 mg
Carbs: 13.5 g
Protein: 3.3 g
Vitamin A: 1.1 %
Vitamin B-12: 1.5 %
Vitamin B-6: 1.1 %
Vitamin C: 7.5 %