Pear And Gorgonzola Salad


A delicious pear and gorgonzola salad, with walnuts and a fresh, zingy dressing. This recipe is for 4 people, and is ready in under 10 minutes.

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Pear and gorgonzola salad
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2014-08-25, this recipe is for 4 people and takes 10 minutes.

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Updated at: 08-05-2023

10 minutes 4 people Salads
Pear and gorgonzola salad


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  • 2 heads of little gem lettuce
  • 100 grams Gorgonzola cheese
  • Small handful of walnuts (crushed or whole)
  • 2 ripe pears
  • 2 tablespoons of sunflower oil

Ingredients for the dressing

  • 40 grams of honey
  • 100 ml white wine vinegar
  • 200 ml olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • half a lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste
Pear and gorgonzola salad ingredients
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Kitchen equipment

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  • Small kitchen knife
  • Chopping board
  • Small bowl
  • Vegetable peeler
  • Large frying pan
  • Whisk

Pear And Gorgonzola Salad

10 minutes 4 people Salads

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Preparation – 5 minutes

Peel the pears using a vegetable peeler. Cut the pears into wedges and remove the cores.

Wash the little gem lettuce and squeeze the juice from half a lemon.

Add honey, white wine vinegar, lemon juice and mustard to a small bowl. Whisk while slowly pouring in the olive oil, to create a dressing.

Taste, and season the dressing with salt and pepper.

Pear and gorgonzola salad
Pear and gorgonzola salad

Finishing the pear and gorgonzola salad – 5 minutes

Roughly tear the little gem lettuce into pieces and arrange on a plate. Crumble the walnuts and sprinkle over the salad, along with the gorgonzola.

Heat a few tablespoons of sunflower oil in the large frying pan. Sauté the pears for a few minutes, then add to the salad. Pour the dressing over the salad and serve immediately. Enjoy your meal!

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