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

Prep: 10 minutes


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


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)!


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

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


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


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!)


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Chew on this:

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