Quinoa Chicken Salad in a Mason Jar

Quinoa Chicken Salad in a Mason Jar
Portion-Control Containers: 2 Green 1 Red 1 Yellow ½ Blue1 tsp.
Pin Recipe
Course Dinner, Lunch, Salad
Cuisine American, Americana, Mediterranean
Servings 4
Calories 437 kcal


  • 3 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. honey or pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. mustard
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 cups quinoa
  • 4 cups cucumber sliced
  • 4 cups cherry tomatos halved
  • 3 cups chicken breasts boneless, skinless, sliced
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese


  • To make dressing, combine vinegar, lemon juice, and honey in a medium bowl; whisk to blend.
  • Add mustard; mix well.
  • Slowly add oil while whisking; mix well. Evenly divide dressing between 4 one-quart Mason jars. Set aside.
  • Evenly layer quinoa, cucumbers, tomatoes, chicken, and cheese on top of dressing in jars.
  • Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days. Shake before serving.
  • Variation (Add 1 green container per serving): Add 4 cups fresh baby spinach.


Calories: 437kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 44gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 113mgSodium: 335mgPotassium: 979mgFiber: 5gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 927IUVitamin C: 41mgCalcium: 163mgIron: 4mg
Keyword 21 day fix, Chicken, healthy, protein, quinoa, salad, veggies most
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