Entrée Salad

Cranberry, Pecan, and Apple Salad

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
All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check recipe cards and ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 1 oz. Dried Cranberries
  • 5 oz. Spring Mix
  • 1 Fuji Apple
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    1 oz. Pecans
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    1 oz. Shredded White Cheddar Cheese
  • 2 fl. oz. White Balsamic Vinaigrette

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    398
  • Carbohydrates
    33g
  • Fat
    26g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Sodium
    279mg

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. Place in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave until warm, 1-2 minutes. Add chicken to salad and toss to combine.

  • If using salmon, pat dry and season flesh side with ¼ tsp. salt and a pinch pepper. Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add salmon, skin side up, to hot pan and sear until golden brown and salmon reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 4-6 minutes per side. Flake salmon and serve on salad.

  • If using chicken breasts, pat dry and season both sides with pinch of salt and pepper. Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add chicken to hot pan and cook until chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 5-7 minutes per side. Slice chicken into ½" pieces and serve on salad.

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    Make the Salad

    Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Quarter apple and remove core. Cut into ½" slices. Toss spring mix and apple with vinaigrette. Garnish with pecans, cranberries, and cheese. Bon appétit!

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