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Pear, Rocket & Avocado Salad

Pear, Rocket & Avocado Salad

with Candied Walnuts

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This classic combo of pear, rocket and walnuts is so good you won't want to share this dish! But the secret to this version is the candied walnuts - a layer of caramel makes this nutty addition delightfully sweet and so addictive.

Allergens:Tree Nuts

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Total Time15 minutes
Cooking difficultyEasy

Serving 2 people

Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon

Serving 2 people

1 packet


(ContainsTree NutsMay be presentGluten, Peanuts, Sesame, Milk, Soy)





1 bunch




1 bag

salad leaves

Not included in your delivery


olive oil

1 tbs

brown sugar

2 tsp


Nutrition Values/ per serving
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/ per serving
Energy (kJ)1872 kJ
Energy (kJ)0 kJ
Fat38.3 g
of which saturates7.2 g
Carbohydrate15.7 g
of which sugars13.6 g
Dietary Fibre0 g
Protein5.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium17 mg
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Medium Non-Stick Pan
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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Heat a medium frying pan over a medium-high heat. Add the walnuts and toast, tossing, until golden, 3-4 minutes. Transfer to a small bowl. Return the pan to a medium heat, then add the brown sugar and the water. Season with salt and cook until melted and bubbling, 1 minute. Return the walnuts to the pan and cook, stirring, until the caramel has thickened, 2-3 minutes. Spread out on a sheet of baking paper and leave to cool. TIP: Cooking the caramel fully will ensure the coating is crunchy and not chewy.


While the walnuts are cooling, thinly slice the pear. Scoop the flesh out of the avocado and thinly slice. Pick and thinly slice the mint leaves. Roughly chop the candied walnuts. Juice 1/2 the lemon, then slice the remaining lemon into wedges.


In a medium bowl, combine the lemon juice, and a drizzle of olive oil. Season with salt and pepper, then add the spinach & rocket mix, pear and avocado. Toss to combine.


Transfer the pear, rocket and avocado salad to a serving plate. Sprinkle over the mint and candied walnuts. Serve with any remaining lemon wedges.