This recipe is the perfect accompaniment to a hearty steak. The sweetness of the pears and honey contrasts perfectly with the richness of the steak, creating a truly elevated dining experience. Whether you're looking for a special side dish to serve at a dinner party or simply a new way to enjoy your steak, this salad is a perfect choice.
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 2 pears, cored and cut into wedges
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1/ 2 onion, diced
- Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
- 2 cups mixed greens
- Blue cheese, crumbled
- Candied hazelnuts, for garnish
In a pan, melt butter on medium high heat and add the pears. Cook one side for about 3-5 minutes or until starts to turn golden. Turn wedges and brown second side for another 3 minutes.
Turn heat to medium low and add in onion. Cook until soft, about 3 minutes.
Drizzle in honey and season with salt and pepper. Mix and let caramelize for an additional 3 minutes, mixing constantly.
Once ready, remove from heat to let cool slightly.
Add greens to a serving plate and top with warm pears, crumbled blue cheese, and candied hazelnuts.