Griddled pear & blue cheese salad

Contrast sweet grilled fruit with salty robust blue cheese and a honey vinaigrette in this stylish salad

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:15 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 259
  • fat 17g
  • saturates 8g
  • carbs 19g
  • sugars 19g
  • fibre 5g
  • protein 8g
  • salt 1.2g


  • 4 firm, ripe pears, sliced lengthways into 1cm slices
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 250g bag mixed salad leaves
  • 150g pack blue cheese, crumbled
  • crusty bread, to serve (optional)


  1. Put the pears in a bowl and drizzle with 1 tsp of the oil. Heat a griddle pan, then cook the pears, in batches, for 1 min on each side. Set aside to cool.

  2. Mix the remaining oil, vinegar and honey. Toss the pears, leaves and cheese, divide between 4 plates and drizzle with the dressing. Serve with bread, if you like.

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