16 Salad in a Jar Recipes


Make salad in a jar recipes with fresh vegetables and fruit that are so readily available.  These easy to make mason jar salad ideas include easy pasta salad, greek salad, mexican salad, caprese salad, wedge salad, vegan salad, bean salad and wild rice salad.  Delight your family with these refreshing salad recipes that are perfect for picnics, parties or lunch on the go.  These recipes will give you tons of ideas on how to make regular salads spectacular.  {{knuckle bumps}}

The Tip Junkie Creative Community has 32 Salad Recipes with pictured tutorials if you’’re looking for more lunch and salad ideas.

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Salad in a Jar Recipes

Mexican Salad in a Jar

1.  Mexican Salad in a Jar ~ Make ahead this Mexican Salad by layering the ingredients in a jar.  When ready to eat just add salad dressing and shake.

Greek Salad in a Jar

2.  Greek Salad in a Jar ~ Feta cheese, olives, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, onions and peppers are combined with a classic vinegar and oil dressing.

Vegan Salad in a Jar

3.  Vegan Salad in a Jar ~ This colorful Vegan Salad is almost too pretty to eat!  There are four amazing recipes to try that include Green Garden, Butter Bean Bliss, Sunny Kale Kruncher and Quinoa Oasis.

Caprese Salad in a Jar

4.  Caprese Salad in a Jar ~ Only five ingredients needed to make this Caprese Salad, tomato, basil, mozzarella, olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

Salad in a Jar

5.  Salad in a Jar ~ Prep and make the oil and balsamic dressing in the jar then add ingredients.

Mason Jar Salad

Wedge Salad in a Jar

6.  Single Serve Wedge Salad in a Jar ~ An all American salad in a jar with iceburg lettuce, tomatoes, aged cheddar cheese, black olives, bacon, homemade bleu cheese dressing and croutons.

7 Bean Salad

7.  Layered 7-Bean Salad ~ The longer this salad sits, it allows the beans to soak up the marinade, the better the flavor!

Zucchini Noodle Salad

8.  Zucchini Noodle Salad ~ A beautiful mixture of greens including peas, zucchini, asparagus and even a coconut avocado dressing.

Summer Salad Recipes

Strawberry Pretzel Salad

9.  Strawberry Pretzel Salad ~ This recipe for Strawberry Pretzel Salad is a keeper! It’s three layers of sweet and salty goodness. A pretzel crust, cream cheese filling and topped with strawberry jell-o. The nice thing about this recipe is that they’re single serv and perfect for on-the-go.

Fruit Salad

10.  Fruit Salad ~ Fresh seasonal fruit is layered in a jar and topped with a honey and lemon juice dressing.

Easy Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad in a Jar

11.  Pasta Salad in a Jar ~ This antipasto pasta salad makes a wonderful side addition to your next bbq. Rotini pasta is combined with olives, provolone cheese, pepperoni, cherry tomatoes and tossed with italian salad dressing.

Pasta Primavera

12.  Pasta Primavera in a Jar ~ This recipe just looks delicious and healthy, which isn’’t always easy! Fresh vegetables and pasta combined will tempt your taste buds with an explosion of flavor.

Orzo Pasta Salad

13.  Vegetable Orzo Salad ~ This pasta salad sounds absolutely divine, especially the homemade vinaigrette, asparagus, artichoke hearts and sun-dried tomatoes.

Salad Ideas for Lunch

Apple Super Salad

14.  Apple Super Salad ~ There are lots of pluses to making this salad, besides the fact that it’s fun to eat. You can make them ahead of time and store in the fridge for several days and just add protein and dressing right before eating. That also makes them great for luncheons and dinner parties.

Mason Jar BBQ Sundae

15.  Mason Jar BBQ Sundae ~ Dish up this BBQ Sundae for your next dinner party! It layers pork, slaw and baked beans in a jar – use your own favorite recipes or Dixie’s easy favorites. This would also make a fun little appetizers.

Wild Rice Salad

16.  Wild Rice Salad ~ This Wild Rice Salad looks so refreshing and delicious. Full of nuts, onions and cranberries and topped with a homemade vinaigrette dressing, this tasty salad has something to please even the pickiest of palettes.


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