Salad with pear, Parma ham and a hazelnut dressing

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  • 50g hazelnuts
  • 6 shallots
  • 3 Sweet Sensation pears
  • 4 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • ½ tbsp castor sugar
  • 5 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 100g mixed lettuce leaves with rocket
  • 8 slices Parma ham
  • 1 loaf ciabatta bread
  • Additional necessities: grater
  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 180 °C and roast the hazelnuts on a baking tray until golden brown (approx. 8 min.).

  • Step 2

    Peel the shallots and cut into quarters.

  • Step 3

    Peel the pears, remove the cores and cut each pear into eighths. Sprinkle the pear slices with 2 tbsp lemon juice.

  • Step 4

    Melt the butter in a frying pan and add the shallots. Sprinkle in the sugar. Sauté the shallots on medium heat for 3-5 minutes on each side.

  • Step 5

    In the meantime, whisk the olive oil, remaining lemon juice, salt and pepper to make the dressing. Coarsely chop the hazelnuts and add to the dressing.

  • Step 6

    Distribute the lettuce, pear and shallots over four plates and spoon over the dressing.

  • Step 7

    Garnish with the Parma ham slices. Serve with slices of Ciabatta bread.