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Saturday, 2 June 2012

Goats Cheese, Walnut and Pear Salad

The lovelies at Capricorn Goats Cheese sent me an enormous hamper of goodies to create some recipes with for the Capricorn Challenge.  We had this salad for lunch today, using freshly picked herbs from our garden, and it was delicious!  The recipe is easily multiplied if you are feeding more people and it's really quick to put together.

Serves 2

2 ripe pears, peeled and chopped smallish chunks
1 red onion, chopped in half then into thin slices
40g walnuts, roughly chopped
100g Capricorn goats cheese, diced
1 large handful of fresh parsley, roughly chopped
1 large handful of fresh coriander, roughly chopped

For the dressing:

4 tsp olive oil
2 tsp balsamic vinegar
squeeze lemon juice

Separate the onion slices into ring and then put into a large bowl with the pear pieces, walnuts, goats cheese and herbs.  Mix well.

Put the oil, balsamic vinegar and a squeeze of lemon juice into a screw top jar.  Shake to mix well then pour the dressing over the salad and toss to coat it in the dressing. Serve immediately.


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