Sage Derby, Pear and Walnut Salad

2 mins 2


  • 30g/1oz walnuts
    3 pears
    ½ cucumber
    1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    2 tsp sherry vinegar
    2 tsp runny honey
    100g/4oz mixed salad leaves
    75g/3oz Belton Farm Sage Derby

The Cheese


Sage Derby


  1. Toast the walnuts in a dry frying pan for 1-2 minutes until golden and toasty then remove onto a board to cool.

  2. Core the pears and cut into slices.

  3. Use a vegetable peeler to cut the cucumber into ribbons.

  4. Whisk the olive oil, vinegar, honey and some seasoning together to make a dressing.

  5. Arrange the pears, cucumber and mixed leaves on two plates or a large platter then use a vegetable peeler to shave the Sage Derby into small pieces and scatter over the salad.

  6. Crumble the walnuts on top then drizzle over the dressing. Toss to combine before serving.