Fruity Harvest Salad

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recipe by Tenina Holder tenina.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 20mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    8
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    594

Delicious and different, this salad is ideal served with a roast pork, and all the crackle! No need for applesauce, just pass the gravy!

recipe updated 1 Oct 2019

Ingredients

  • Fresh beetroot icon
    Fresh beetroot
    4 (510g)
  • Yellow onion icon
    Yellow onion
    3 (420g)
  • Pear icon
    Pear
    3 (495g)
  • Nectarine icon
    Nectarine
    3
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    as needed
  • Pecan halves icon
    Pecan halves
    150g (about 1½ cups)
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    55ml (3¾ tbsp)
  • Brown sugar icon
    Brown sugar
    2 tbsp (24g)
  • Balsamic vinegar icon
    Balsamic vinegar
    2 tbsp (30ml)
  • Pesto icon
    Pesto
    300g (about 1¼ cups)
  • Lemon juice icon
    Lemon juice
    80g (about 2¾)
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    as needed
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    as needed
  • Mixed salad leaves icon
    Mixed salad leaves
    5 cups (about 120g)
  • Brie icon
    Brie
    200g (about ¾ cup)

Tools

  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Large serving bowl
  • kCook icon Large roasting dish
  • kCook icon Large roasting dish
  • kCook icon TM5 bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat - 220°C
  2. Line a clean large roasting dish with parchment paper
  3. Add fresh beetroot and yellow onion to the large roasting dish
  4. Add extra virgin olive oil, brown sugar and balsamic vinegar to the roasted vegetables
  5. Toss gently
  6. Line a clean large roasting dish with parchment paper
  7. Add pear and nectarine to the large roasting dish
  8. Add extra virgin olive oil, brown sugar and balsamic vinegar to the fruit
  9. Toss gently
  10. Roast until tender - 1 hr, 220°C
  11. Let cool
  12. Add pesto, lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, sea salt and black pepper to the TM5 bowl
  13. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  14. Blend - approx 10 sec, speed 4
  15. Add mixed salad leaves to a clean large serving bowl
  16. Drizzle salad with dressing
  17. Toss with slotted spoon
  18. Serve with roasted vegetables in salad
  19. Serve with fruit in salad
  20. Top with pecan halves and brie
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