Caramelised pear and rocket salad

April 1, 2015 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)

Caramelised pear and rocket salad

Serves: 4
Cooking Time: 30 mins


  • 50g butter
  • 45ml (3 tbsp) wine vinegar
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) brown sugar
  • 45ml (3 tbsp) sesame seeds
  • 20ml (4 tsp) ground cinnamon
  • 3 firm brown pears, quartered and cored
  • 45ml (3 tbsp) walnuts
  • handful fresh rocket leaves
  • 50g almonds, toasted
  • 100g blue cheese, sliced



Place the butter, vinegar, sugar, sesame seeds and cinnamon in a frying pan over medium heat and stir to combine. Add the pears and walnuts and cook until the pears are just soft, about 20 – 30 minutes.


Place the rocket on a serving dish and top with the pears and almonds. Spoon over the pan juices and serve topped with the blue cheese.

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