Toasted soda bread with blue cheese & pear

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Preparation and cooking time

  • Prep:10 mins
  • Cook:2 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

This simple veggie lunch uses healthy seeded soda bread, a rich Danish blue cheese and fresh fruit for a salty-sweet combo, topped with crunchy walnuts

Nutrient Unit
kcal 378
fat 18g
saturates 6g
carbs 36g
sugars 11g
fibre 8g
protein 14g
salt 1g
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  • 2 slices seeded wholemeal soda bread (see goes well with)
  • 50g Danish blue cheese
  • 2 tsp rapeseed oil
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • pinch of English mustard powder
  • 1 small garlic clove , finely grated
  • 85g bag mixed leaf salad (choose one with curly endive and radicchio)
  • 1 large or 2 small pears , halved, cored and sliced (no need to peel)
  • 20g walnuts , roughly chopped
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  • STEP 1

Toast the bread while you make the dressing: mash 15g blue cheese with the oil, vinegar, mustard powder, garlic and 1 tbsp water.

  • STEP 2

Pile the salad leaves onto two plates. Spread the remaining cheese over the toast (it doesn’t matter if it goes cold), top with the pear and scatter with the walnut pieces. Drizzle the dressing over the salad leaves and serve.

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