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Salad Mason Jar Lunch Recipes

These simple salad in a mason jar lunch recipes are a healthy and inexpensive option to bringing your own lunch.  They are portable, healthy, ridiculously easy to make, portion control and offers room for plenty of variety.  Add the salad dressing to the bottom of the mason jar and when you are ready to eat your salad – just shake the mason jar repeatedly.

Wide mouth mason jars are easy to clean and definitely re usable.

We all know we should pack our lunches every day, instead of eating out if we are trying to save money.

If you like:   quick and easy to make

  • Avocado, pair it with onions, walnuts, bacon and a lemon vinaigrette

  • Bacon, pair it with an egg, onions, tomatoes and a balsamic vinaigrette

  • Beets, pair it with apples, goat cheese, an egg and a creamy horseradish dill

  • Blue cheese, pair it with apples, celery, walnuts and honey dijon

  • Cheddar cheese, pair it with apples, bacon, walnuts and a honey garlic vinaigrette

  • Chicken, pair it with blue cheese, mushrooms, onions and a rosemary thyme vinaigrette

  • Goat cheese, pair it with almonds, broccoli, bell peppers and a honey herb vinaigrette

  • Feta cheese, pair it with olives, shrimp, grapes and a red wine vinaigrette

  • Hard Boiled Eggs, pair it with almonds, salmon, scallions and a dijon vinaigrette

  • Mozzarella cheese, pair it with tomatoes, olives, salami and a balsamic vinaigrette

  • Salmon, pair it with asparagus, tomatoes, carrots and a sesame ginger

  • Shrimp, pair it with avocado, bacon, onions and a cilantro lime vinaigrette

  • Steak, pair it with peppers, onions, mushrooms and a red wine vinaigrette

  • Tofu, pair it with asparagus, scallions, mushrooms and sesame ginger

  • Tuna salad, pair it with peppers, avocado, onions and a lemon vinaigrette

  • Turkey, pair it with walnuts, dried cranberries, mushrooms and a honey garlic vinaigrette

Salad Mason Jar Lunch Recipes
misty yoon

How To Make A Simple Vinaigrette

A vinaigrette is made up from: Oils – 60% Acids – 30% Other flavors – 10%

Oils – olive oil, grape seed oil, sesame oil, nut oils, avocado oil

Acids – vinegars like sherry, red wine, balsamic, rice, and lemon juice

Other flavors – mustard, jams, preserves, herbs like parsley and basil, garlic,
shallots, ginger, soy sauce, tahini

3 Great Vinaigrettes  [ makes 1/4 cup ]

Sweet Vinaigrette: – 2 tsp. jam, 1 1/2 tbsp. balsalmic vinegar, 3 tbsp. olive oil, salt and pepper

Goes great on apples, pecans, blue cheese, spinach, strawberries, almonds,
goat cheese, arugula, roasted beets, walnuts, and baby kale

French Vinaigrette: – 1 minced garlic clove, 2 tsp. dijon mustard, 1 1/2 tbsp. red wine or sherry
vinegar, 3 tbsp. olive oil, salt and pepper

Try it with cucumbers, tomatoes, red leaf lettuce, radishes, butter lettuce,
tuna, olives, corn, green beans, cherry tomatoes, and butter lettuce

Asian Vinaigrette:  – 1 garlic clove minced, 1 tbsp. soy sauce, 1 tbsp. rice vinegar, 3 tbsp. vegetable
oil, salt and pepper

Pair it with rotisserie chicken, red peppers, carrots, cabbage, peanuts,
romaine lettuce, mushrooms, cucumbers, tomatoes, spinach, oranges,
edamame, celery and spinach

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