Entrée Salad

Apple Cherry Spinach Salad with Goat Cheese

no cooking required and 5 minute prep

Prep & Cook Time: 5-10 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Tree Nuts

Calories Conscious
Carb Conscious
Vegetarian
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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 1 oz. Dried Cherries
  • Info
    1 oz. Goat Cheese
  • Info
    1 oz. Walnut Halves
  • 3 fl. oz. Sherry Shallot Vinaigrette
  • 1 Gala Apple
  • 1 Shallot
  • 5 oz. Baby Spinach

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    470
  • Carbohydrates
    35g
  • Fat
    34g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Sodium
    232mg

Recipe Steps

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F

Customize It Instructions

  • If using roasted chicken breast, remove from packaging and microwave until warm, 1-2 minutes. Add to salad and combine.

  • If using chicken, pat dry and cut into 1" dice. Season with 1/4 tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper. Place a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add chicken to hot pan and stir occasionally until chicken browns and reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 5-7 minutes. Add to salad as desired.

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    Make the Salad

    Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Quarter apple and remove core. Cut into ½" slices. Peel and halve shallot. Slice thinly. Toss baby spinach, apples, cherries, walnuts, and shallot (to taste) with vinaigrette. Garnish with goat cheese (crumbling with your hands if necessary). Bon appétit!

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