Roasted Pear and Rocket Salad

Roasted Pear and Rocket Salad

0:05 To Prep
0:10 To Cook
4 Servings
Average Rating
Difficulty Easy

A quick and delicious salad to add to any BBQ or meal with family and friends.


  • 2 large, firm pears - cut into 6 wedges each
  • 100g pecan nuts
  • 1 tspn vegetable oil
  • 1 tspn Butter
  • 50g baby rocket leaves
  • 1 small red onion - finely sliced
  • 1 Tbs Fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tspn Olive oil
  • salt & pepper to taste

Step 1

While you prepare the pears, lightly roast the pecan nuts in a frypan over low heat, to bring out their crunch and flavour.

Step 2

Heat oil and butter in 25cm Frypan over medium heat.

Step 3

Add pears to frypan and cook until golden (about 7 mins). Remove from pan and allow to cool.

Step 4

Combine rocket, cooled pears, nuts and onion in your favourite salad serving bowl/dish.

Step 5

Mix together the lemon juice, olive oil, and salt&pepper to make dressing.

Step 6

Pour dressing over salad, serve immediately.

Chef's Tips

In summer, try peaches or nectarines instead of pears.

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