Entrée Salad

Strawberry-Balsamic 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)

  • ½ oz. Strawberry Preserves
  • 3 oz. Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Info
    1 oz. Goat Cheese
  • 5 oz. Spring Mix
  • Info
    1 oz. Walnut Halves
  • 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
    335
  • Carbohydrates
    19g
  • Fat
    24g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Sodium
    575mg

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 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 a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 5-7 minutes per side. Add to salad as desired.

  • If using mahi-mahi, 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. Add mahi-mahi to hot pan. Cook until mahi-mahi reaches desired doneness (medium-rare to well-done), 2-4 minutes per side for medium. Consuming raw or undercooked mahi-mahi may increase your risk for food-borne illness. Add to salad as desired.

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    Make the Salad

    Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Trim cucumber and thinly slice into rounds. Halve tomatoes. Combine balsamic vinaigrette and strawberry preserves in a mixing bowl. Toss or gently combine spring mix and tomatoes with vinaigrette. Top with cucumbers, goat cheese (crumbling with your hands, if needed), and walnuts. Bon appétit!

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