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Pear, Walnut And Goat Cheese Salad

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Ingredients
  Watercress 4 1⁄2 Bunch (450 gm)
  Ripe pears 5 (Firm Variety)
  Lemons 3
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Honey 3 Tablespoon (Preferably Thyme Honey)
  Mild extra virgin olive oil 4 Fluid Ounce (1/2 Cup, 125 Milliliter)
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Walnut halves 6 Ounce, broken into small pieces (1 1/2 Cups, 185 Gram)
  Feta cheese 1⁄2 Pound, crumbled (250 Gram)
Directions

Wash and trim the watercress, removing and discarding the tough stems and old leaves.
Drain, dry and wrap in a clean, damp kitchen towel.
Place in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour to chill and crisp.
Peel, quarter and core the pears.
Cut each quarter into 3 lengthwise slices and place in a bowl with the juice of 1 lemon.
Toss carefully and thoroughly to keep the flesh from turning brown.
Squeeze 3 tablespoons of juice from 1 or 2 lemons into a small bowl.
Add the salt and stir to dissolve.
Whisk in the honey, and then the olive oil and a little pepper.
Taste and adjust the seasoning.
Arrange the watercress on individual salad plates and top with the pear slices.
Scatter the walnut pieces and crumbled cheese over the top.
Whisk the dressing again and drizzle over the salad or pass it separately in a bowl.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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