Monday, 11 May 2015

Pear & Walnut Salad

Pear and Walnut Salad

This was a quick lunch I made last week: I was recovering from a bout of sickness, I'd been eating nothing but heavy comfort food, and I needed something a bit lighter. Plus, the sun was shining, and nothing says 'salad!' like the first of the summer sunshine.

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Using reduced fat mozzarella, this comes out at about 170 calories per plateful, so it's eminently suitable for a low-calorie day (while feeling indulgent!)

Pear and Walnut Salad

Pear and Walnut Salad
Quantities per person

2 handfuls mixed leaf salad
¼ large conference pear
30g fresh buffalo mozarella
10g walnuts
a drizzle of high-quality balsamic vinegar

  1. Arrange the leaves on a medium-sized plate.
  2. Chop the pear into bite-sized pieces, tear up the mozzarella, and chop the walnuts.
  3. Arrange the pear, mozarella and walnuts over the salad leaves.
  4. Drizzle a little balsamic vinegar over the top.


Rachel said...

It does look very springlike!

Fly Girl said...

This is one of my favorite combs. i always order it in restaurants but haven't made it myself for ages. Thanks for the inspiration!

mypixieblog said...

This looks yummy. Also I always get in the same salad rut (ie, throw everything together with a drizzle of olive oil and vinegar); this would be a nice summer-y change!

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