Healthy Salad in a Jar: Greek Salad, Fruit 'n Feta Tuna Salad

Oct 8 2015
Why is salad in a jar so great? Packing the dressing on the bottom and the lettuce on top means your greens won't get soggy! Stock up on mason jars (like these) -- lunch may never be the same...

Hungry Girl's Healthy Greek Salad in a Jar Recipe

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Entire recipe: 286 calories, 10.5g total fat (2g sat fat), 800mg sodium, 15g carbs, 4g fiber, 7.5g sugars, 35g protein

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SmartPoints® value 4*


SmartPoints® value 6*

This Mediterranean-style salad is soooo incredibly flavorful... Opa!

Prep: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

2 tbsp. light red wine vinaigrette dressing

1/2 cup chopped cucumber

1/2 cup chopped tomatoes

2 tbsp. chopped red onion

4 oz. cooked and chopped skinless chicken breast

2 tbsp. reduced-fat crumbled feta cheese

1 tbsp. chopped kalamata or black olives

2 1/2 cups chopped romaine lettuce

Directions:

In a wide-mouth, quart-size mason jar, combine dressing, cucumbers, tomatoes, and onion. Top with chicken, feta cheese, olives, and lettuce. Cover and refrigerate.

When you're ready to eat, give the jar a shake, and flip contents into a medium-large bowl (or eat right from the jar)!

MAKES 1 SERVING

Hungry Girl's Healthy Fruit 'n Feta Tuna Salad in a Jar Recipe

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Entire recipe: 253 calories, 11.5g total fat (2.5g sat fat), 779mg sodium, 20.5g carbs, 5.5g fiber, 10.5g sugars, 19.5g protein

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SmartPoints® value 5*


SmartPoints® value 5*

We originally developed this recipe for our partners at StarKist... but we love it so much, we decided to feature it here! (Pssst... Check out these other HG-developed StarKist recipes.)

Prep: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

3/4 oz. (about 1 1/2 tbsp.) chopped avocado

1/2 tsp. lemon juice

1/2 cup sliced strawberries

1/2 cup chopped cucumber

2 tbsp. light raspberry vinaigrette dressing

2 tbsp. crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese

2 cups chopped romaine lettuce

One 2.6-oz. pouch StarKist Ranch Tuna Creations

Directions:

In a small bowl, toss avocado with lemon juice.

In a 1-qt. wide-mouth mason jar, combine strawberries, cucumber, and dressing; stir to mix and coat. Top with feta cheese, avocado, and lettuce.

Cover and refrigerate. When you’re ready to eat, give the jar a shake. Flip contents into a medium-large bowl; flake tuna, and add to the salad. (Or just add flaked tuna to the jar, and grab a fork!)

MAKES 1 SERVING

Chew on this:

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