Pear & Blue Cheese Salad

This recipe works in combination with: Bacon & Avocado Salad, Chicken & Avocado Salad, Chicken Pasta Salad with Salsa Rosa, Ham & Potato Salad.

A simple and easy to prepare recipe of pear, rocket, blue cheese and ham.


  • 30g of wild rocket leaves
  • 50g of ham, thinly sliced
  • 1 ripe pear, peeled, cored and thickly sliced
  • 40g of blue cheese
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • Serves: 1
  • Course: Lunch
  • Preparation time: 5 mins
  • Price per person: £1.61
  • Store cupboard: Basic
  • Calories per serving: 296
  • 5-a-day per serving: 1.2
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  1. To make the dressing, mix the sugar, oil and vinegar in a bowl, season with salt and pepper, and then toss together with the pear and rocket.
  2. To serve, simply arrange the dressed salad on a plate, top with the ham and crumble the blue cheese over. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Cook's tips

Prepare the pear at the last minute and rub a little lemon juice over the cut pieces to stop discolouration. If taking this as a packed lunch, store the dressing in a separate container and add it to the salad right before you eat.

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