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Pear + Radicchio Salad

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Pear + Radicchio Salad

Serves 4  | Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: none

Classic fall flavors of pears, blue cheese and walnuts.


  • 1/2 head of radicchio, leaves torn
  • 3 celery stalks, preferably the younger inner heart, finely sliced
  • 1 pear like Bartlett, Asian or Comice, sliced
  • 1/2 cup (50g) walnuts, toasted, roughly chopped
  • 80g blue cheese, such as Stilton, Roquefort or gorgonzola

For the dressing

  • 2 tbs walnut or extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 very small garlic clove, finely grated
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard

Chef Tips


Step 1

Simply arrange the radicchio, celery and pear on a serving plate. Scatter over the walnuts and crumble over the cheese.

Step 2
For the dressing, whisk the ingredients together in a small bowl, then pour over the salad to serve.