Witlof, pear and pecan salad with blue cheese dressing

This simple salad brings together the perfect elements of crunchy, creamy, salty, and sweet for a satisfying side dish.

  • 20 mins preparation
  • Serves 4
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  • 2 (250g) red witlof, trimmed, leaves separated
  • 2 (250g) yellow witlof, trimmed, leaves separated
  • 1 (230g) medium pear, sliced thinly
  • 3/4 cup (90g) roasted pecans, chopped
Blue cheese dressing
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) buttermilk
  • 100 gram blue cheese, crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


Blue cheese dressing
  • 1
    Whisk together buttermilk, blue cheese, and lemon juice in a small jug until smooth.
Witlof, pear and pecan salad
  • 2
    Combine witlof, pear, and pecans in a large bowl and toss to combine.
  • 3
    Drizzle with blue cheese dressing.

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