Caramelised Pears and Goats' Cheese with Chicory

Throw together a sweet and tangy warm salad with the freshest produce.

  • Cooking Time5 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy
2 ripe pears, peeled, quartered, cored
20g unsalted butter
1 tsp caster sugar
15g walnuts
2 red chicory
1 bunch watercress
2 3/4 tbsps olive oil
1 tbsp red wine vinegar
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
100g fresh goat's cheese, made into 1cm medallions
1) Cut the pear quarters in half lengthways. Melt the butter in a pan and add the pears. Cook for 2 minutes, add the sugar and walnuts and cook for a further 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and keep to one side.

2) Trim the root off the chicory and separate into individual leaves, then cut the leaves in half lengthways and place in a bowl. Add the watercress and dress with the olive oil and vinegar. Season with salt and pepper.

3) Place the goat's cheese on a baking tray and place under a hot grill for 1 minute. Top the pear, chicory and watercress salad with the grilled goats' cheese.


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