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Quinoa Chicken Salad in a Mason Jar

Quinoa Chicken Salad In A Mason Jar

This salad may be a simple meal prep but it delivers a taste that is satisfying and full of flavor!!


  • 3 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. raw honey (or pure maple syrup)
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. olive oil, extra virgin
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 4 cups cucumbers, sliced
  • 4 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3 cups grilled chicken breast, boneless, skinless, sliced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese


  1. Add mustard; mix well.

  2. Slowly add oil while whisking; mix well. Evenly divide dressing between 4 one-quart Mason jars. Set aside.

  3. Evenly layer quinoa, cucumbers, tomatoes, chicken, and cheese on top of dressing in jars. 

  4. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days. Shake before serving. 

  5. Variation (Add 1 green container per serving): Add 4 cups fresh baby spinach. 


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