Remove from the oven and set aside to cool. Toast the walnuts in a dry pan over medium heat until golden-brown. My son is 17 and still won't eat it! This salad is not only fantastic in the fall, but we are enjoying it in March. Cherries, cranberries and dates work well, Add some pomegranate arils for an extra burst of flavour and colour, If you don't have time to candy the walnuts in the oven just toast them gently in a pan on the stovetop instead. Tear the lettuce into bite-sized pieces and place on two serving plates. I just can't get enough. Pear and Spiced Walnut Salad Prevention. My goal is to give you the confidence to cook and bake great vegan food from scratch. It … Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. Thank you for this recipe!! All It’s pear season, and they are on sale! This is one of my favourite recipes for a tasty autumn / winter salad. Season, to taste, with salt and pepper. I used living lettuce for this recipe. Have the cheese at room temperature 30 minutes before serving the salad. Thank you Alisa! Sweet caramelised pears match beautifully with the tangy, salty, umami deliciousness of stilton and … (Alternately, you can whisk the ingredients together in a bowl until combined.) Cover with plastic wrap and keep in fridge until needed. A fall-inspired Pear Walnut Salad featuring peppery arugula, sweet juicy pears, crunchy candied walnuts and a simple maple cinnamon dressing to bring it all together. So flavorful and delicious! This pear walnut salad combines two distinct types of flavour – we mix the naturally tangy, bitter taste of the rocket or lamb’s lettuce with the sweetness of pear and dried dates, cranberries or raisins and top it off with a hint of orange. The star of this fall salad is a whole pear that’s been … Also be sure to check out my cookbook Vegan Comfort Cooking for even more recipes! I love the contrast of sweet, ripe pears and a spicy vinaigrette. Spread walnut halves on an oven tray and toast them for 5 minutes or so in a moderate oven. You're awesome for doing it! Top with the cranberries, pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts, and pecorino. I share well-tested, creative, flavour-packed vegan recipes with clear, step-by-step instructions. Core and cube apples and pears. Make the vinaigrette: Add the vinaigrette ingredients to a mason jar, cover, and shake vigorously for 10 seconds until combined. Refrigerate 1 hour before serving. When I posted this initially, I just listed pears in the ingredients, but have since located the pears specified, and I have made the salad … This Pear Walnut Salad comes together very quickly and easily. I've tweaked the post a bit and now I am republishing it for you. Candied Walnut Pear Salad! A fresh baguette goes really well with it. The data is a computer generated estimate so should be used as a guide only. In a large bowl whisk together vinegar, orange juice, zest, and raisins. How to make Pear Walnut Salad. Toast the walnuts in a dry pan over medium heat until golden-brown. Next, heat the walnut oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat and lightly sauté the walnuts, tossing them around for about 1 minute. Such complimentary flavors from the bitter walnuts, to the sweet maple, crispy pears and spicy arugula! The skin is full of fibre which is really good for you. Mix to combine. I used fresh pears, roasted walnuts, and feta cheese. Get my Top 10 reader's favourite recipes e-Cookbook FREE! Savory and sweet, this Rocket Pear Salad is a simple and healthy recipe. Toss well to combine. Vegetarian salad: use a supermarket Italian-style hard cheese, but make sure it states the cheese is vegetarian. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED ©2020 Allrecipes.com, Inc. 1/2 lettuce, such as frisee or lollo rosso. Halve pears lengthwise. I LOVED everything about this salad. And I totally get what you mean about arugula not being kid friendly. Mix or shake up the dressing ingredients. Divide the dressed salad greens between 6 plates. Help spread the word. Make it a vegan salad: use a vegan parmesan cheese, or leave out altogether. Pear Salad with Walnuts and Feta. 4 handfuls salad greens (washed and dried) 2 pears, washed (cored and sliced into eighths) 1/2 cup dried currants or raisins 2 ounces Gorgonzola cheese 1 cup roasted walnut halves 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1/4 cup light olive oil When you are ready to serve the salad, first cut the pears into quarters, remove the cores but leave the skins on, then cut each quarter into 4 slices. Stir to combine. Just give the dressing a good shake or whisk before pouring over the salad. I used lollo rosso but you can use any other kind of lettuce. Quick, simple and full of Christmas flavours, this fab Roasted Pear, Stilton and Walnut Salad makes the perfect Christmas starter. However, you can make the dressing up to a week ahead and store it in the refrigerator and candy the walnuts and store them in an airtight container. Cut the pear quarters into thin slices and toss in a bowl with the lime juice to help protect their natural colour. I'm Melanie McDonald (but you can call me Mel), best-selling cookbook author and creator of A Virtual Vegan. Your email address will not be published. I made this for Thanksgiving and it was a perfect compliment to a heavy meal! Add all of the dressing ingredients to a small jar. And it’s all tossed in a tangy, 4 … https://www.freshchoice.co.nz/recipes/pear-avocado-and-walnut-salad How to Make Pear & Walnut Salad. Remove core and central stringy stem. Also if using red pears, the skin adds a lovely colour contrast in this salad. We enjoyed the salad immensely. Drizzle generously with the dressing just before serving, (use green if you can't find red- red apples would make a good sub too). Who knew cinnamon was so good for you and red pears are so tasty and pretty looking. It's natural for salad dressing with oil in it to separate. Toss the walnuts with the maple syrup, cinnamon and salt and bake for 5 minutes. You might also enjoy my: Subscribe to my email list for a fabulous FREE eCookbook featuring my top 10 recipes. Dried cherries add a slight chew and tartness. I did add some scallions and we used spinach to make a little more little kid friendly. Top the salad greens with pear slices, candied walnuts and blue cheese. Squeeze a little lemon over the pears and fennel and toss. The red skins of the pears look so pretty against the deep green arugula and the pear juices seep into the dressing once the salad is mixed adding even more flavour. The pear, date, walnut salad with blue cheese is lovely. On baking sheet, … Don't subscribe Drizzle with the vinaigrette and serve immediately. 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