How to Make a Salad in a Jar

Salad in a jar


Have you tried making a salad in a jar?  It’s a great idea as you can prepare a few jars at at time and keep them in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.  If you would like to keep them refrigerated for a week, you must vacuum seal the Mason Jars.  You can purchase a FoodSaver® Wide Mouth Jar Sealer with a vacuum sealer kit.  This process will help your salad remain fresh and crisp. I did not use a sealer.


Salad in a jar 2



Wash and cut your vegetables, and also spin your lettuce.

Put in the jar from bottom to top (very important)
  • Dressing
  • Shredded carrots
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Green Peppers
  • Cucumbers
  • mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Lettuce

When ready to eat just shake the jar, pour on a place, and eat!

You can add any ingredients you would like as long as you remember that the dressing has to be at the bottom and the lettuce at the top.

This video shows how to use a Foodsaver to seal a Mason jar.



Have you tried preparing a salad in a jar?

Lyne is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She loves all things Disney and is an avid chocoholic. She was also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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  1. I just came across your FB page which lead me here. This is such a great idea! Thanks for sharing 🙂

  2. I haven’t tried this but I’m always looking for ways to get my produce to stay fresher longer and the vacuum sealing is a really clever idea!

  3. This is such a smart way to take a salad to work or just to store it. I can tell from the ingredients how healthy it is. I love it!

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