Baked Pear Salad with Belly Bacon and Walnuts
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Step 1: Peel, core and slice the pears into eighths.
Step 2: Cut the bacon into 3 centimetre pieces.
Step 3: Heat the Olive Oil in a heavy based frying pan, add the pears and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes, then add the bacon and lemon zest.
Step 4: Add the whole walnuts and toss through.
Step 5: Continue to cook until the pears are golden and the bacon crispy.
Step 6: Deglaze the pan with the Vino Cotto, taste for seasoning and adjust if necessary.
Step 7: Remove from the pan and place on a serving platter, scatter the rocket over the top of the pears and bacon, add the lemon juice to the pan juices and drizzle over the salad.