Mason Jar Salad
Quick, simple and effective, Mason jar salads are perfect for a picnic or packed lunch.
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: Easy

  • Nutrition Highlights: Per serving: 562 calories, 20.4 g fat, 289 mg sodium, 49.9 g protein, 6.1 g dietary fiber. Very high in niacin, phosphorus and vitamin B6.

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Instructions

  1. Layer the following ingredients among four quart-sized mason jars, starting from the bottom up: 4 ounces grilled chicken breast, 1 tablespoon dressing, ¼ cup quinoa, ¼ cup tomatoes, ¼ cup corn, ¼ cup cucumber, ¼ cup green and red pepper, 1 tablespoon Parmesan, 1 cup arugula, 2 tablespoons pomegranates or cranberries, and 1 tablespoon pepitas. Cover with lid and refrigerate overnight, if desired.
  2. When ready to eat, shake sealed jar to combine. Pour on plate or into bowl to serve.

Tips & Notes

Layering ingredients in the right order helps keep the salad from getting soggy before you’re ready to eat.

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