Apple and walnut salad with Somerset Camembert dressing

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This salad recipe would make an unusual starter or a light snack.

This recipe reproduced by the kind permission of The Lubborn Creamery, producers of Somerset Camembert.

Apple and walnut salad with Somerset Camembert dressing
Apple and walnut salad, ready for the Somerset Camembert
Servings:Serves 2 as a light meal or 6 as a starter
Calories per serving:790
Ready in:10 minutes
Prep. time:5 minutes
Cook time:5 minutes
Recipe author:Chef
First published:24th October 2012

Best recipe review

I thought the dressing was nice


I love Camembert cooked but I had never tried it as a salad dressing!



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  1. Preheat grill to a medium heat and toast walnuts for
  2. approximately 1 minute.
  3. Slice the apple, leaving the skin on, and put the slices in a small bowl and add 2 tablespoons of apple juice, turn to coat the apple slices.
  4. Next prepare the dressing.
  5. Cut the cheese in half and use a small, sharp knife to peel off the white coat.
  6. Place the cheese in a small saucepan. Add the crème fraîche and 1 tablespoon apple juice.
  7. Over a gentle heat blend the cheese and crème fraîche together using a balloon whisk. It will take about 3-4 minutes, it is important that the cheese is only melted and not cooked.
  8. Arrange the salad leaves in a large bowl or on individual plates, followed by the walnuts and drained apple slices.
  9. Lastly, pour on the Camembert dressing and serve.

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