Pear Salad Recipe with Pecans and Blue Cheese served in blue dishes on a purple table cloth and brown bread on the side

Pear, pecan and dolcelatte salad

  • serves 2
  • Easy

A simple idea for a dinner party starter or quick recipe. Seasonal pears work brilliantly with pecan nuts and creamy dolcelatte blue cheese for this vegetarian no-cook dish, ready in 15 minutes



  • red-skinned pears 2, cut into slim wedges
  • rocket 50g
  • pecans 10, toasted and snapped in half
  • dolcelatte 50g, crumbled
  • red wine vinegar 1 tbsp
  • Dijon mustard ¼ tsp
  • olive oil
  • walnut bread 2 slices, toasted to serve


  • Step 1

    Toss the pear and rocket together and divide between 2 plates. Top with the pecans and pieces of dolcelatte. Whisk the vinegar with the Dijon then whisk in 2 tbsp olive oil and season. Dress the salad and serve the walnut bread on the side.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 474
  • Fat 39.6g
  • Carbs 16.9g
  • Fibre 6.3g
  • Protein 9.5g
  • Salt 0.9g