Packham Pear and Mesclun Salad
Spring is in the air!
Recipe type: Salad
Serves: 2
  • ⅓ cup pine nuts
  • 2 Packham pears, thinly sliced
  • 2 handfulls mesclun
  • 115g gorgonzola cheese (Harvest Hub)
  • For the Dressing:
  • 1 tbs spring onions, chopped
  • 1½ tbs Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbs honey
  • ⅓ cup tarragon, chopped
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper
  • ⅔ cup olive oil
  1. To make Dressing:
  2. Combine all the ingredients except the oil into a small mixing bowl. Slowing drizzle in the oil while whisking until you have a smooth consistency.
  3. To make Salad:
  4. Toast the pine nuts in a pan over medium heat. The pine nuts have a high fat content so be careful not to burn them. Combine the mesclun, pine nuts, gorgonzola and dressing in a large salad bowl and mix. Serve on individual salad plates and top the each plate with slices of pear.
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