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Winter Salad with Pears and Blue Cheese

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

Winter Salad with Pears and Blue Cheese


  • Thinly slice the carrots and radishes with a mandolin and place in a bowl full of ice and water for a few minutes.
  • Spread the rocket leaves on a serving platter.
  • Cut the beetroots into uneven pieces and place them over the rocket leaves.
  • Place a grill pan over medium to high heat and let it get very hot.
  • Quarter the pears and grill them in the pan until golden on both sides.
  • In the meantime, whisk the mustard, pomegranate juice, honey and salt in a bowl.
  • Add the sunflower oil while whisking continuously, until it emulsifies.
  • Season with freshly ground pepper, mix with a spoon and set aside.
  • Remove the pears from the grill pan and arrange them nicely over the beetroots.
  • Drain the slices of carrots and radishes and add them to the salad.
  • Add the pomegranate seeds, crush the walnuts with your hands and scatter them over all of the ingredients.
  • Top with crumbled blue cheese, drizzle with dressing, garnish with fresh coriander and serve. 
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
27 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
61 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
41 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
9 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
26 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
20 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
25 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
16 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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