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Mediterranean Salad In A Jar

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 4
  • 15 min
  • 30 min
  • $
Gatheredtable

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard
  • pinch sea salt
  • pinch of freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cucumber, chopped
  • 1 (15 ounce can) canned cannellini beans
  • 4 tablespoons feta
  • 8 cups spinach

Directions

Prep: 1. Mince garlic and juice lemon. 2. Chop red pepper and cucumber. Make: 1. Combine lemon juice, Dijon mustard, shallot, garlic, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and a pinch of pepper in a small bowl. Stir to blend. Let sit for at least 10 minutes to let flavors blend. 2. Slowly whisk olive oil into lemon-juice mixture. 3. Divide dressing equally between 4 jars. In sequence add 1/4 of: red pepper, cucumber, beans, feta, spinach. 4. Store for up to 5 days. When ready to eat, shake into a bowl and toss to coat with dressing.

Notes

We like to make these in quart mason jars or re-use large pasta jars. If you're using that day, you can stuff everything into a smaller jar.

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