Pear Walnut Salad With Ricotta Cheese

Highly nutritional salad with pear as the basic ingredient.

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Pear Walnut Salad With Ricotta Cheese

Highly nutritional salad with pear as the basic ingredient.

Category : Vegetarian, Salads

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By Mia Varghese

Published On: 01 May 2010

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20 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

  • Ripe firm pear – 1 no(cored)
    Red oakleaf lettuce(leaves separated) – 1 no(small)
    Walnut halves(unsalted) – 1/4 cup
    Ricotta cheese – 1 tbsp
    Lemon juice – As reqd
    For pear dressing:
    Fresh pear(canned with 1 tbsp liquid reserved) – 1 no
    Red wine/balsamic vinegar – 1 tbsp
    Black pepper(freshly ground) – 1/2 tsp

Directions

Step 1

Cut the pear into few segments. Place this in a bowl.

Step 2

Add lemon juice and toss(this prevents pears from turning brown). Keep this aside.

Step 3

To prepare pear dressing, place pear, liquid, red wine or balsamic vinegar in a blender. Make a puree and keep aside.

Step 4

Arrange the lettuce leaves in a serving platter. Top with the tossed pear. Drizzle the salad with the pear dressing.

Step 5

Scatter the top with walnuts and ricotta cheese.

Step 6

Pear walnut salad with ricotta cheese is ready.

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