Salad in a Jar

Contributed by Old Orchard Staff

Registered Dietitian, Amy Bragagnini, shares a simple idea to help you pack a healthy lunch each day: make-ahead salad in a jar. Plus, make your own healthy salad dressing using Old Orchard juice!

Ingredients:

  • Mixed Greens
  • Fresh Mushrooms
  • Red Onion, sliced
  • Grape or Cherry Tomatoes
  • Quinoa, prepared
  • Salad Dressing
  • Jar with a lid

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup flat leaf parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Old Orchard 100% apple juice
  • 3 fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 2 tsp. of honey
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 tsp. ground black pepper

Directions:

  1. Mix all dressing ingredients together in a food processor until well combined.
  2. Place a couple of spoonfuls of dressing in the bottom of the jar.
  3. Layer mushrooms, tomatoes, onions and quinoa over top.
  4. Add mixed greens to fill the jar.
  5. Refrigerate until ready to eat; then simply shake the jar and pour contents onto a plate or bowl.

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