Salad with pears, avocado, rocket and grapes

Serves: 4
Prep and cook time: 30 min
Difficulty: Easy


2 avocados, halved and pitted
2 tbsp lemon juice
4 ripe pears, peeled, cored, and cut into wedges
150 g (1 cup) seedless red grapes, halved
100 g (2 cups) rocket, washed
4 small pickled onions, in vinegar, drained and sliced
4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
60 g ( ½) cup pine nuts
Flaked sea salt
Freshly ground black pepper


  1. Cut the avocado halves into thin wedges. Toss with the lemon juice and the pear wedges in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add the grapes, rocket, and pickled onions. Drizzle with the olive oil, toss well, and season to taste with salt and pepper.Leave to stand for 10 minutes.
  3. Toast the pine nuts in a dry frying pan set over a moderate heat. Once golden and aromatic, tip into the salad. Toss well and divide between bowls before serving.