Griddled Asparagus, Pear & Fennel Salad
Preparation: 10 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes
2 bundles of asparagus trimmed
1 fennel bulb trimmed and thinly sliced
2 pears cut into 8 and cores removed
100g blue cheese crumbled
4 pickled walnuts roughly chopped
2 bunches of rocket washed
1 tbsp aged red wine vinegar
4 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp Dijon mustard
Salt and cracked black pepper
- Put a griddle pan on to heat, when the griddle starts to smoke, start grilling the asparagus and then the fennel this will only take a few minutes for the vegetables to cook. Once cooked, season and place in a medium to large bowl.
- Add the pears, cheese, walnuts and rocket.
- In a separate bowl put the vinegar, oil and mustard, season and mix well.
- Pour the dressing over the salad, gently toss it and then divide between 4 plates and serve.
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