Salad with Honey-Drizzled Pears – IC Diet Friendly

February 25, 2013

Prep time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Salad with honey-drizzled pears and goat cheese rounds. Shown with optional peaches if tolerated.

¼ cup (s) almonds, toasted, finely chopped
½ tsp kosher salt, divided
4 oz goat cheese
4 oz OR 6 cups salad greens – arugula or spinach, any other
1 tbsp olive oil
1 medium lemon – zest only
4 medium pears, fresh (ripe but firm) or canned
2 tbsp honey

Ground black pepper (optional)
*substitutions: peaches if tolerated

1. Place almonds in shallow dish. Season with ¼ tsp salt and optional pepper. Roll goat cheese log in pecans to coat. Refrigerate the log until firm, if necessary, then cut into 8 rounds.
2. Place greens into medium bowl. Add oil and lemon zest and toss to coat. Season with remaining ¼ tsp salt and optional pepper.
3. Divide the salad greens among 4 shallow bowls. Nestle 2 pear halves into each portion or greens, top each half with a round of almond crusted goat cheese and drizzle each salad with honey.


recipe adapted for IC Diet by Elizabeth Braun, MSRD from


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