Blimpie’s Zesto Pesto Turkey Salad

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About this Dish

Blimpie’s Zesto Pesto Turkey Crunch-A-Bowl Salad is shaking up salads and packing in flavor. This unique new salad is a blend of sharp provolone cheese with tender turkey slices and a zesty pesto dressing all served in a crunchy taco shell bowl.

“Turkey has always been an essential part of our menu because of its versatility, flavor and continued popularity with consumers. As we develop new subs, salads and wraps, turkey will always be a featured part of our menu.” – Jennifer Townsend, Blimpie Menu Development Director

Deli Turkey


1 pre-baked taco shell bowl

1-1/2 oz spring salad mix

3/4 oz pre-sliced Provolone cheese

1 tsp black olive slices

1 oz shredded Cheddar cheese

8 Rings jalapeno rings

2 1/8 Wedges red ripe tomatoes

4 Slices Oven Roasted Turkey Breast

1 oz prepared pesto dressing

1 tbsp almond slivers

To taste Italian dressing


Fill taco shell bowl with 1½-ounces chilled salad mix.

Cut Provolone cheese into ¼-inch strips and place on the left side of the salad.

Place olive slices on the left side of the salad, atop the Provolone.

Place shredded Cheddar cheese to the right side of the salad along with the pepper rings.

Place one tomato wedge (1/8 tomato) at the top of the salad and one tomato wedge at the bottom of the salad.

Stack 2 slices of oven roasted turkey breast flat on deli paper.

Squeeze ½ ounce pesto dressing across length of the turkey.

Roll the turkey tightly from one end to the other.

Trim the ends and cut the roll into 3 round pieces.

Repeat steps 8 and 9 with the remaining turkey slices and pesto.

Place the six slices of rolled turkey/pesto in the center of the salad.

Sprinkle salad with almond slivers.

Add Italian dressing to taste.

Nutrition Facts

Total Calories 1030

Calories from Fat 540

Total Fat 60 g

% Daily Total Fat 92

Saturated Fat 18 g

% Daily Saturated Fat 90

Cholesterol 100 g

% Daily Cholesterol 33

Sodium 3100 mg

% Daily Sodium 129

Total Carbohydrates 77 g

% Daily Total Carbohydrates 26

Dietary Fiber 7 g

% Daily Dietary Fiber 28

Sugars 4 g

Protein 48 g

% Daily Protein 45

% Daily Vitamin C 30

% Daily Calcium 60

% Daily Iron 35