Entrée Salad

Spinach Goat Cheese Salad with Creamy Basil Dressing

no cooking required and 5 minute prep

Prep & Cook Time: 5-10 min.

Cook Within: 7 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)

  • 5 oz. Baby Spinach
  • 1 Persian Cucumber
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    ½ oz. Seasoned Croutons
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    1.26 oz. Mayonnaise
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    2 Tbsp. Basil Pesto
  • 4 oz. Grape Tomatoes
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    1 oz. Goat Cheese

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    270
  • Carbohydrates
    17g
  • Fat
    21g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Sodium
    388mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • 1 Mixing Bowl

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 cooked beef steak strips, remove from packaging and microwave until warm, 1-2 minutes. Add to salad and combine.

  • If using sirloin steaks, pat dry and season both sides with a pinch of salt and pepper. Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Cook until steaks reach minimum internal temperature, 5-7 minutes per side. Cut into 1/2" pieces and add to salad.

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    Make the Salad

    Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Trim cucumber and thinly slice into rounds. Combine mayonnaise and pesto in a mixing bowl. Toss spinach, cucumber, and tomatoes with mayonnaise-pesto mixture. Garnish salad with croutons and goat cheese (crumbling with your hands, if needed). Bon appétit!

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