Italian Chickpea Salad in a Jar

Italian Chickpea Salad in a Jar

Beautiful grab and go salad! Make 5 at a time and they’ll stay fresh for the week. They have plenty of practical uses and are a healthier option than most portable foods. Take them to school, work, or picnics or have them handy for quick at-home lunches.

This will make one meal size salad in a one quart jar or 2 side salads in either one quart-size jar or two pint size jars.


  • Quart sized jars make 1 meal-size salad or 2 side salads
  • Pint size jars make 1 side salad
  • Tear, don’t cut lettuce, as the cut edges will turn brown
  • Be sure to start out with a dry jar to ensure the lettuce stays crisp

To make different salad combos, follow these quidelines.

Layer ingredients from bottom to top:

  • Dressing
  • Hearty ingredients that’ll soak up and marinate in the dressing – onions, beans, mushrooms, radishes, peppers, carrots, beets
  • Beans & less hearty ingredients that you don’t want touching the dressing – cucumbers, snap peas,
  • Grains
  • Protein – shrimp, chicken, hard boiled egg
  • Leafy greens – keep far away from dressing.
  • nuts, seeds, dried fruit, herbs, croutons

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About Chef

Tina Annibell

Holistic health coach and self-taught cook with a focus on nutrient-dense, whole food that is gluten-free, refined sugar-free and mostly dairy-free.

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