Spring Salad In A Jar With Yoghurt Mint Dressing

By The Weekly  ,

October 21, 2018

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This salad in a jar recipe is a lifesaver! Pack leftover chicken, vegetables and herbs in a jar, whip up a yoghurt dressing then take to work or on the go for a fresh, healthy meal when you need it.


A few asparagus spears, blanched

Baby carrots, scrubbed and halved lengthways

A few radishes, sliced

5 slices cucumber

A few cherry tomatoes, halved

1 slice goat’s milk feta

Small handful roast almonds

½ cup leftover cooked chicken or hot-smoked salmon

½ peeled orange, sliced

Fresh herbs, micro greens and borage flowers (flowers optional)

Yoghurt Mint Dressing

¼ cup plain yoghurt

Juice ½ lemon or orange

2 tbsps extra virgin olive oil

Good pinch sugar

½ cup freshly torn mint leaves


1Before work, put salad ingredients in sealed container. Put dressing ingredients, plus salt and pepper to season, in a small jar with a tight-fitting lid. Refrigerate until needed.

2At work, assemble salad. Shake jar and drizzle Yoghurt Mint Dressing over salad.

Recipe & Photo: BauerSyndication.com.au

Tags : Bauer , Healthy , Lunch , mint , Salad , yoghurt