Pear and Pecorino salad

Pear and Pecorino salad


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About this recipe: This delicious salad is the perfect accompaniment to a colourful autumn soup made from courgette or squash. Use red Anjou pear if you can.


Serves: 4 

  • 200g mixed lettuce (arugula, romaine, etc.)
  • 1 ripe pear - unpeeled, cored, sliced
  • 55g pecans, roughly chopped
  • 55g Pecorino Romano cheese, shaved
  • Vinaigrette
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil

Prep:15min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. To make the vinaigrette, combine the lemon juice, vinegar, mustard and honey. Whisk till well combined. While whisking constantly, slowly pour in a steady stream of the olive oil.
  2. Toss the vinaigrette with the remaining ingredients and serve.

Cook's note

The red Anjou pear gives a nice colour to the salad. Instead of using pecans, you can use hazelnuts or pistachios.

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Perfect and simple fall or winter salad. Thanks for sharing! - 12 Sep 2012

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