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pear, blue cheese and walnut salad with a maple syrup vinaigrette

Ingredients

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  • 2 generous handfuls rocket (leaves of your choice)
  • 2 pears, sliced
  • 150g blue cheese, broken into chunks
  • 50g crushed walnuts for sprinkling

dressing

  • 60ml olive oil (4 Tbs)
  • 30 ml red wine vinegar (2 Tbs)
  • 20ml maple syrup (1 Tbs and 1 tsp)
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Place the salad ingredients in a bowl or arrange on a platter.
  2. Mix the vinaigrette dressing ingredients in a small jar and shake well before drizzling over the salad.

Notes

Its best to make the salad just before serving as the pears go brown very quickly