Easy Pear and Walnut Salad

Not only is our Easy Pear and Walnut Salad inexpensive and tasty, it also healthy, with walnuts giving you omega-3s, rocket as the leafy greens and calcium in the cheese!

Serves: Two

Time: 10 minutes


  • 2 large handfuls rocket, washed and dried
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 pear, cored, quartered and sliced
  • 4 tablespoons crumbled gorgonzola cheese
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper, to season


In a large bowl, toss together the rocket, pear and walnuts. Sprinkle over the cheese and drizzle the salad with the oil and vinegar. Season and toss before serving.

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