FiveStar Gourmet Foods’ latest salad exclusive for Costco delivers a protein-packed punch.

Steak Salad with Balsamic Blue Cheese Vinaigrette is the latest offering for the club store giant from FiveStar’s Simply Fresh line of deluxe single-serve salads.

The salad features grilled cilantro seasoned steak, aged blue cheese, vegetable medley, roasted edamame and carrots with an in-house made balsamic blue cheese vinaigrette complimenting a generous portion of spring mix.

“We strive to strengthen our partnership with Costco by continuing to provide innovative products that their members will crave and be on the hunt for,” says Tal Shoshan, FiveStar’s CEO. “Incorporating meat proteins with fresh salads is complex within any fresh food operation, but we have perfected our execution and are now upping the ante by utilizing grilled steak to provide consumers with another protein option versus what is offered today.”

 The 2-pack product contains two-6-ounce single serve salads. Each salad is only 300 calories and contains 14g of protein to satiate consumers appetites and provide a complete meal experience. “Each salad is produced in our unique square bowl with our patented diagonal condiments insert and sealed using a patented ‘Ultra Fresh Sealed’™ technology which offers the longest shelf life in the industry without comprising on quality and food safety,” Shoshan says.