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How To Meal Prep Salads In Jars

Create a week’s worth of lunches in under 30 minutes that are tasty and easy to make salads in jars.

This week I took some time and did some meal prepping and made some delicious salads in jars for the week. I find about 10:00 am to 11:00 am, I can get famished and the last thing I want to do is binge eat or have something that is not healthy. For more delicious recipes visit here.

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How to Meal Prep Salads in Jars

Easy Green and Veggie Salad in a Jar. Meal Prepping.

It’s these time when it is easy to cheat or get off track. Having something ready-made and healthy with a scoop of protein makes all the difference. I decide what I am going to prepare on Sunday or Monday and I add the ingredients to my shopping order.

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Start with a Wide Mouth Pint or Quart Jar. I prefer Quart. Wash and dry all pieces before you start. It is all in the way your layer your salad that determines how fresh it will stay.

How to Create and Prep Your Salads in Jars (Wet to Dry)

  • Dressing (optional, you can add later)
  • Hard Veggies (less absorbent)
  • Soft Veggies
  • Cheese and meats
  • Toppings, seeds, fruits
  • Green Leafy Lettuce
Easy Green and Veggie Salad in a Jar. Meal Prepping.
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Mason Jar Salads with Chicken

These delicious Salads are perfect for Keto or gluten-free eating. Meal Prep for the week and have a ready-made salad. 
Course Lunch
Cuisine American
Keyword mason jar salad, salad in a jar
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 374kcal
Author Candi Elm

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Chopped Cucumbers about 1/3 cucumber
  • 1/4 cup Orange or Green Bell Pepper about 1/4 bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup Broccoli or Cauliflower
  • 1/8 cup Chopped Onions Green, White or Red
  • 1/8 cup Sliced Olives
  • 1/8 cup Dried Cranberries Or Apples
  • 1/2 cup Cooked Chopped Chicken I use the Instant Pot and cook for 12 minutes and then release steam
  • 1/8 cup Feta Cheese or your favorite
  • 1/8 cup Seeds Sunflower or Pecans
  • 1 cup Green Lettuce Your Favorite

Instructions

  • Layer as shown above in a clean washed jar.
  • Add dressing to bottom of the jar, or at time of serving. Jars should last 5 – 7 days. 

Notes

How to Create and Prep Your Salads in Jars (Wet to Dry)
  • Dressing (optional, you can add later)
  • Hard Veggies (less absorbent)
  • Soft Veggies
  • Cheese and meats
  • Toppings, seeds, fruits
  • Green Leafy Lettuce

Nutrition

Serving: 1jar | Calories: 374kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 550mg | Potassium: 487mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 3130IU | Vitamin C: 56mg | Calcium: 150mg | Iron: 2mg

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These are the jars I used to make these salads: 

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3 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    I’ve never actually tried making salad in a jar but have heard of it. Going to give it a whirl and definitely going to try your recipe…sounds and looks delicious!

  2. 5 stars
    These are such great tips! Soggy salad is the worst and I’ve definitely made that mistake with layering before.

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