This Mason Jar Salad Will Make Your Workmates Jealous!
Mason jar salads are the perfect way to make your healthy lunch enticing!
This one is packed full of a rainbow’s worth of vegetables to make sure you’re getting your daily vitamin and mineral requirements.
The eggs give you protein for lasting energy along with a host of vitamins and minerals and healthy fats.
Kumara is a great, low-GI carbohydrate that’ll give you the energy you need to sustain yourself through the day feeling satisfied and full.
A simple home-made Dijon vinaigrette is all you need for great flavour without pilling on extra calories.
As an added bonus, the vinegar and lemon juice combination may even help you to shed a bit of weight due to its acetic acid so this one’s perfect as a new lunch staple!
Sugar Free – Yes
Gluten Free – Yes
Dairy Free – Yes
Grain Free – Yes
Protein – Medium
Carbs – Medium
Fats – Medium
Rainbow Mason Jar Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1 tsp white vinegar
1 tsp lemon juice
Salt and pepper, to taste
½ cup roasted kumara, cooked and cooled
2 eggs, hard boiled and diced
1 tbsp. pumpkin seeds
¼ cup tomato, diced
¼ cup cucumber, diced
¼ cup carrot, grated
¼ cup beetroot, grated
½ cup baby spinach leaves
Makes 1 main sized serving
In a small bowl, whisk together the Dijon mustard, vinegar, lemon juice, salt and pepper until well combined.
To assemble the salad in a mason jar, layer, in order the Dijon vinargrette, kumara, diced egg, pumpkin seeds, tomato, cucumber, carrot and beetroot and top with spinach leaves.
Place the lid on the jar and refrigerate until ready to serve.
To serve, remove lid and tip the contents into a bowl for a perfectly layered salad!