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Roasted Pear and Pecan Nut Salad

Roasted Pear and Pecan Nut Salad

This roasted pear and pecan nut salad from Brookdale Health Hydro goes down a real treat.

Roasted pear and pecan nut salad for a light lunch

Roasted Pear and Pecan Nut Salad

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Serves: 4-6
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )

Ingredients

  • 3 pears, cut into wedges
  • 100g mixed salad leaves
  • ½ cucumber, sliced into ribbons with a peeler
  • 3 tbsp dried cranberries
  • 3 tbsp spring onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp pecan nuts, toasted
  • Dressing
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • honey to taste
  • Garnish
  • nuts, sprouts or micro greens

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 to 200°C.
  2. Place the pears on a roasting tray and dry roast for 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. For the dressing, combine all the ingredients.
  4. Assemble the salad by placing the salad leaves on a platter. Toss the pear, cucumber, cranberries and spring onion together and place on top of the leaves.
  5. Just before serving, spoon the dressing over the salad and sprinkle with nuts and sprouts or micro greens.

Looking for another tasty salad? Try this Spring Greens Salad.

Chef Juliet Stephenson and dietician Caryn Davies are the talented duo behind Brookdales menu

Chef Juliet Stephenson and dietician Caryn Davies – the talented duo behind the delicious, nutrient-dense food that inspires Brookdale guests to maintain a healthy way of life.

Brookdale Health Hydro is a KZN Midlands retreat that encourages its guests to make healthier choices without sacrificing taste. Chef Juliet Stephenson and dietician Caryn Davies are the talented duo behind Brookdale’s delicious offering.

Brookdale Health Hydro

R103, Old Main Road, Nottingham Road, KwaZulu-Natal

+27 (0) 33 266 6208; +27 (0) 82 906 0842; [email protected]

Recipe supplied and approved by chef

Photography Craig Scott

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