Salad jars

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Picnic, office lunch or beach day, these colourful salad jars are ready to go-go-go!


  • 1-2 cups (250ml-500ml) chopped baby gem lettuce (or lettuce of your choice)
  • 1-2 cups chopped red and yellow peppers
  • 2-3 cups (500ml-750ml) shredded left-over chicken
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 8 radishes, thinly sliced (optional)
  • 1 cup (250ml) croutons
Optional extras:
  • Peas, corn, halved cherry tomatoes, or any of your favourite salad ingredients
  • 1 cup (250ml) of your favourite dressing or make the garlic and herb dressing
Garlic and herb dressin
  • 2 Tbsp (30ml) lemon juice
  • 6 Tbsp (90ml) olive oil
  • 2 tsp (10ml) mustard
  • 1 Tbsp (15ml) honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 clove garlic, finely crushed
  • 1 Tbsp (15ml) freshly chopped dill, basil or parsley


  1. Chop all the salad ingredients to bite-sized pieces.
  2. Layer the salad ingredients in clean jars - 500ml jars are a good size.
  3. Mix the dressing in a separate jar.
  4. Only add the dressing right before serving.