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Walnut, pear, blue cheese chicory boats

Walnut, pear, blue cheese chicory boats

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Serves: 6

Combine crunchy chicory with sweet pear and tangy blue cheese for a posh summer snack to share 

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  • 100g walnut halves
  • 2 leaves chicory
  • 1 pear, halve, core and slice thinly lengthways
  • 2 sprinkle blue cheese, sprinkle over each chicory head
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 6 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper


Step 1

Toast 100g walnut halves in a dry shallow pan.

Step 2

Lay out the leaves of two heads of chicory on a plate.

Step 3

Peel 1 ripe pear, then halve, core and slice thinly lengthways.

Step 4

Lay a slice of pear in the bottom of each chicory leaf and crumble a little blue cheese over each.

Step 5

Top with the walnuts.

Step 6

For the dressing, whisk together 1tsp Dijon mustard, 2tbsp white wine vinegar and 6tbsp olive oil. Add salt and pepper, then drizzle over the chicory.

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