If you get a lot on Pinterest, then you've probably seen a photo of a salad in a jar. I was skeptical at first, I mean, it looks and sounds a little weird! When I saw a recipe for Caesar salad with chicken in a jar, I decided to try it at last (who doesn't like chicken Caesar salad !?). It’s my favorite salad.
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The idea behind a salad in a jar is that you can prepare salads in advance and put them in the fridge for lunch during the week. Everything you need is already in the pot, making it an easy and convenient lunch on the go.
To make salads in a jar, you will need pint-sized canning jars. If you enjoy doing it, this is a great way to reuse the lids of the jars that you would otherwise have thrown away.
You can make just about any type of salad in a jar. The important thing to remember is that you have to layer the ingredients in a certain order, the dressing first and the lettuce last.