To make a Mason Jar Salad, you'll need a Mason jar, salad dressing and your favorite salad ingredients. We used a wide-mouth, quart-size jar, which will produce a large salad. For a smaller salad, used a pint-size jar.
How to Make Mason Jar Salads That Last
The next layer should be comprised of heartier vegetables. These will hold up when submerged in the dressing, and depending on how long you leave it in the fridge, some may even come out with a light pickled effect. Carrots, beans, cucumbers and radishes are good choices.
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Are you looking for a new, portable lunch option? Mason Jar Salads are the way to go. The concept involves layering all the ingredients of a salad into a Mason jar, and then storing them in your fridge until you're ready to eat. However, assembling the salads can get a little tricky.
If they aren't put together correctly, Mason jar salads can turn soggy quickly. By the same token, if you make them properly, they can last for days in the fridge. Take Sunday night to assemble multiple salads, and you'll have a week's worth of convenient grab-and-go meals in pre-packed containers.
So, take your favorite ingredients, grab some empty jars, and check out our tips on how to make a Mason Jar Salad that lasts.