Poached Pear Salad Recipe

Poached Pear Salad

  • Recipe Servings: 2
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 Minutes
  • Total Cook Time: 55 Minutes
  • Difficulty Level: Medium

A refreshing, delicate and exquisite salad that is far different from the usual, and makes a superb summer meal.

Ingredients Of Poached Pear Salad

  • 2 pears
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup Sugar
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 cinnamon
  • For dressing:
  • 1/4 cup organic honey
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice
  • 4 medium sized leaves, radicchio
  • 4 medium sized leaves, romaine
  • 1 cup blue cheese
  • 5 grapes, cut in half
  • 10 hazelnuts
  • For garnish:
  • Dil leaves
  • Microgreens (optional)

How to Make Poached Pear Salad

  1. For the poached pear:
  2. 1.Peel the pear, cut into quarters and deseed. Mix all the ingredients for the poached pear, bring to a boil and simmer on low till the pear is soft. Keep aside.
  3. 2.Mix all the ingredients for the dressing, season and keep aside.
  4. 3.Whip the blue cheese with a hand blender to lighten the cheese.
  5. To make the salad:
  6. 1.Cut the unpoached pear into a big dice, do the same with the poached pear.
  7. 2.Cut the leaves into smaller pieces, add the grapes, toasted hazelnuts, both the pears and the dressing.
  8. 3.Lightly toss, top with the whipped blue cheese.