HEALTHY CORNISH BLUE CHEESE CARAMELISED APPLE WATERCRESS SALAD

HEALTHY CORNISH BLUE CHEESE CARAMELISED APPLE WATERCRESS SALAD

Ingredients

25g butter

eating apples – peeled, cored and cut into quarters

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1 tablespoon water

50g dark brown soft sugar

100g Cornish blue cheese

2 tablespoon walnuts pieces

1 brunch of fresh watercress

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

Salt and pepper

  1. In a large frying pan melt butter over medium heat; add apples. Cook, stirring constantly, until apples are almost tender Add in brown sugar, water and lemon juice. Bring to the boil. Allow to bubble for 2 minutes., till the sugar is caramelized. Leave to cool slightly.
  2. Arrange the watercress on 2 large plates. Arrange the caramelized apple on the watercress. Crumble Cornish blue cheese over the apples. Sprinkle with walnuts.
  3. To make the dressing: Mix olive oil and balsamic vinegar together. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle the dressing over the salad. Serve with crusty bread as a starter or a light lunch.