Recipes - Salads

Chicory, Pear, Stilton and Pomegranate Salad

Chicory, Pear, Stilton and Pomegranate Salad

Fresh chicory leaves taste so good in this salad with fresh pear slices and chunks of Stilton, sprinkled with pomegranate seeds.

Ingredients:

  • 2 heads chicory, broken into separate leaves
  • 75g bag watercress or mixed salad leaves
  • 2 ripe pears, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 200g (7oz) Stilton cheese
  • 50g (2oz) pomegranate seeds

Serves 4

Suitable for vegetarians

Method:

1. Put the chicory leaves into a salad bowl and add the watercress or salad leaves. Toss together.

2. Toss the pear slices in the lemon juice, then add them to the salad bowl. Mix the olive oil with any remaining lemon juice and a pinch of black pepper.

3. Break the Stilton into chunks and add them to the salad bowl. Sprinkle with the lemon dressing and the pomegranate seeds.

Cook's tip: For canapés, fill chicory leaves with a few salad leaves, chopped pear, crumbled Stilton and pomegranate seeds, then sprinkle with a little dressing.

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