Pear & avocado salad

Pear & avocado salad

With crunchy lettuce, creamy avocado, salty Parma ham and sweet pears, this salad is a wonderful mix of flavours and textures – and very easy to prepare.

By , 21 September 2015

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Pear & avocado salad
  • 15 Mins

  • Serves: 6

  • Price: 95p per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 185g serving contains
  • Energy

    1038KJ

    248KCAL

    12%
  • Fat

    19.1g

    med

    27%
  • Saturates

    3.9g

    med

    19%
  • Sugars

    9.5g

    med

    11%
  • Salt

    0.8g

    med

    13%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 561kJ/134kcal.
Ingredients
  • 3 ripe dessert pears
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Black pepper
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 2 baby gem lettuces
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 100g Asda Extra Special Parma Ham, torn
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
Method
  • Halve, core and slice 3 ripe dessert pears. Heat 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil in a pan. Add the pears to the pan and cook until golden. Season with black pepper.

  • Halve and stone 2 ripe avocados and spoon out small scoops of avocado flesh using a teaspoon.

  • Wash and tear the leaves of 2 baby gem lettuces. Place 1 tbsp olive oil in a large bowl. Gently toss in the lettuce leaves and avocado scoops and pile onto six serving plates.

  • Spoon the hot pears over the salad leaves and top with 100g torn Asda Extra Special Parma Ham. Finish by drizzling over 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar and serve straight away.