Entrée Salad

Cucumber Feta Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing

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, Eggs, Wheat, Soy

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

  • Info
    3 fl. oz. Basil Pesto Aioli
  • 5 oz. Spring Mix
  • Info
    1 oz. Seasoned Croutons
  • Info
    1 oz. Feta Cheese Crumbles
  • 0.14 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 4 oz. Grape Tomatoes
  • 1 Persian Cucumber

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
    395
  • Carbohydrates
    19g
  • Fat
    35g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Sodium
    669mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • 1 Mixing Bowl

Before You Cook

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 chicken breasts, pat dry and season both sides with a pinch of salt and pepper. Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Cook until chicken reaches minimum internal temperature, 5-7 minutes per side. Add to salad as desired.

  • If using salmon fillets, pat dry, and season flesh side with a pinch of salt and pepper. Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Sear salmon, skin side up, until golden brown and salmon reaches minimum internal temperature, 4-6 minutes per side. Add to salad as desired.

  • If using filet, pat dry and season both sides with a pinch of salt and pepper. Place a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Add 2 tsp. olive oil and cook until steaks reach minimum internal temperature, 4-6 minutes per side. Rest 3 minutes. Add to salad as desired.

  • If using shrimp, pat dry and season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Heat 1 tsp. olive oil in a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Cook shrimp until opaque and shrimp reaches minimum internal temperature, 2-3 minutes per side.Add to salad as desired.

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    Make the Salad

    Thoroughly rinse fresh produce and pat dry. Trim cucumber and thinly slice into rounds. In a mixing bowl, combine basil aioli, lemon juice, and 2 tsp. water. Add spring mix, cucumber, and tomatoes. Toss or gently stir to combine. Top with croutons and feta cheese. Bon appétit!

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