Roasted Pears with Bleu d'Auvergne and Mâche Salad
35 min
Average: 3.8 (8 votes)

Roasted Pears with Bleu d'Auvergne and Mâche Salad

By La Cuisine de Géraldine , Food Blogger

The sweetness of roasted pears blends perfectly with the creaminess of Bleu d'Auvergne cheese and the crunch of hazelnuts and walnuts. Served with a mâche salad dressed with a walnut oil vinaigrette, this recipe is ideal for an autumn or winter starter. 

Preparation time

20 min

Ingredients For

  • 50 gr
  • 4 teaspoons
  • 100 gr
  • 4 sprigs
  • 100 gr
  • 4 tablespoons
  • TFM_Poire Française
    French Pear
  • 2 tablespoons
  • PGI Burgundy mustard
    Burgundy Mustard PGI
    1 tablespoons See the article
  • Grenoble Walnuts and Périgord Walnuts
    Grenoble Walnuts and Périgord Walnuts PDO

Preparation

1

Preheat oven to 180°C (350 °F).  
Cut pears in half and remove core with a teaspoon.  

2

Place pears in a dish covered with olive oil.  

3

Chop the walnuts, hazelnuts and Bleu d'Auvergne coarsely. Place the blue cheese in the hearts of the pears, cover with hazelnuts and walnuts. Add thyme and a drizzle of honey. Finish with a few turns of pepper.   

4

Roast in the oven for 15-20 minutes.  

5

Meanwhile, prepare the vinaigrette by mixing vinegar, Dijon mustard and salt. Whisk in the walnut oil to emulsify. Pour over the mâche salad.  

6

Serve the pears still warm with mâche and a few slices of toasted baguette. 

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