Roast Jersey Royals with glazed pear, Roquefort cheese and walnut salad

servings4
15 minutes

Ingredients

Jersey Royals

  • 225g of Jersey Royal potatoes, cooked and cut in half
  • 2 pears, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 28g of caster sugar
  • 1 knob of butter
  • 1 handful of walnuts
  • olive oil

To serve

  • 1 knob of Roquefort cheese
  • 1 handful of baby watercress

Method

1
In a frying pan, heat a little olive oil and sauté the cooked Jersey Royals until golden brown, remove and keep warm
  • 225g of Jersey Royal potatoes
  • olive oil
2
In the same pan, add a little more oil and sauté the pears until they start to turn brown. Sprinkle with caster sugar and watch carefully as the sugar starts to caramelise, moving the pears so they do not burn
  • 2 pears
  • 28g of caster sugar
3
Finish the pears with a knob of butter, then stir in the walnuts
  • 56 knobs of butter
4
Arrange the warm Jersey Royals, glazed pears and walnuts on four small plates
5
Crumble over a little Roquefort cheese and scatter with a little watercress. Pour some of the pan juices over the top of the salad as a dressing
  • 1 knob of Roquefort cheese
  • 1 handful of baby watercress