THE DAIRY KITCHEN Witlof filled with Blue, Pear and Smoked Chicken Salad


Makes 12
Difficulty Easy
Preparation 20 MINS
Cooking 0 MINS
A stylish simple entertaining idea.


2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon wholegrain mustard
salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1 large ripe pear, cored and finely diced
150g smoked chicken breast, finely diced
1 stick celery, finely sliced
1/4 cup freshly snipped chives
1 witlof, outer leaves discarded, inner leaves separated and washed
200g blue cheese, crumbled
Handy Tips
Prepare the salad 1-2 hours in advance and refrigerated until required. Fill witlof leaves immediately before serving.


  1. Whisk oil, lemon juice, mustard and seasonings together to make a dressing.
  2. Lightly toss pear, chicken, celery, chives, half the blue cheese and dressing in a large bowl until well combined.
  3. Fill witlof leaves with salad and crumble remaining blue cheese over the top.

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