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The Ultimate Vegetarian Mason Jar Salad
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The Ultimate Vegetarian Mason Jar Salad (Two Ways!)

The Ultimate Vegetarian Mason Jar Salad is packed with protein and a delicious hummus base that acts as an extra layer of flavour!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean
Keyword: vegetarian mason jar salad
Servings: 4 of each jar
Calories: 450kcal
Author: Taylor Stinson

Ingredients

Sweet & Smoky BBQ Salad Jar

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa (about 1 cup dry)
  • 1 container (283 g) BBQ hummus
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (8oz/240 g) package cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 1 medium-sized red onion, diced
  • 1 mango, diced
  • 2 cups Arugula

Taste of the Mediterranean Salad Jar

  • 2 cups cooked Israeli couscous (about 1 cup dry)
  • 1 container (283 g) pinenut hummus
  • 1 cup roasted red peppers
  • 1 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1 cup marinated artichokes
  • 1 (8oz/240g) package store-bought falafels
  • 2 cups Baby spinach

Lemon vinaigrette

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Chili lime vinaigrette

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions

Sweet & Smoky BBQ Salad Jar

  • Cook quinoa according to package directions (usually about 1 cup dry quinoa with 2 cups water on the stovetop or in a rice cooker). Meanwhile, prepare ingredients for 4 (950mL) mason jars. Divide hummus and place in the bottom of each jar, then layer in cooked quinoa, black beans, cherry tomatoes, red onion, mango and arugula. Mix together ingredients for chili lime vinaigrette and pack in separate containers. Serve salad in a deep bowl and toss with vinaigrette.

Taste of the Mediterranean Salad Jar

  • Cook Israeli couscous according to package directions (usually about 1 cup dry couscous with 2 cups water on the stovetop or in a rice cooker). Meanwhile, prepare ingredients for jars. Divide hummus among the bottom of each jar, then layer in couscous, roasted red pepper, cucumber, artichokes, falafels and spinach. Mix together ingredients for lemon vinaigrette and pack in separate containers. Serve salad in a deep bowl and toss with vinaigrette.

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Nutrition

Calories: 450kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Sodium: 888mg | Potassium: 414mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 850IU | Vitamin C: 45.4mg | Calcium: 160mg | Iron: 4.3mg