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  • Serves 4
  • 30 mins cook

Rocket, pear & ricotta fritter salad


An exotic rocket, pear & ricotta fritter salad that is packed to the brim with delicious flavours and textures.


Rocket, pear & ricotta fritter salad

  • 3/4 cup frozen peas
  • 200 g ricotta
  • 1/4 cup finely grated pecorino
  • 1/4 cup self-raising flour
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pear, thinly sliced
  • 125 g rocket
  • 1/4 cup tightly packed small fresh mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup shaved pecorino


Rocket, pear & ricotta fritter salad

  1. Boil, steam or microwave frozen peas until tender; refresh under cold water. Combine ricotta, pecorino and flour in a medium bowl; season.
  2. Roll level teaspoons of ricotta mixture into balls; press into 4cm discs. Heat olive oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat; cook ricotta fritters, in two batches, for 1 minute each side or until golden. Drain on paper towel.
  3. Whisk lemon juice and olive oil in a small bowl; season to taste. Combine pear with peas, rocket, mint and pecorino and half the fritters; add dressing, toss to combine.
  4. Serve topped with remaining fritters.
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