Creamy Pesto and Blue Cheese 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, Soy, Tree Nuts

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

  • 2 fl. oz. Creamy Italian Dressing
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    1 oz. Blue Cheese
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    1 oz. Smoked Almonds
  • 5 oz. Spring Mix
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    2 Tbsp. Basil Pesto
  • 1 oz. Dried Cranberries
  • 1 Bosc Pear

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    465
  • Carbohydrates
    34g
  • Fat
    34g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Sodium
    582mg

Recipe Steps

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    Make the Salad

    Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Coarsely chop almonds. Halve pear lengthwise, core, and cut into ¼" slices. In a large mixing bowl, mix pesto and dressing. Add spring mix and thoroughly combine. Top with cranberries, pear, almonds, and blue cheese (to taste). Bon appétit!

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