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Mason Jar Taco Salad

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Summary

Take the fiesta to-go with this mason jar taco salad. Not only are mason jar salads easy to assemble, but they’re also very pretty! Antioxidant-rich salsa, protein-packed beans, carotenoid-containing corn, fiber-loaded lettuce, and monounsaturated fat-filled avocado create a flavorful and oh so nutritious salad in a jar!

Yields2 ServingsPrep Time5 minsTotal Time5 mins

Ingredients

 1 cup organic salsa (or pico de gallo)
 15 oz black-beans (homemade, or BPA-free can, no salt added, drained and rinsed)
 ½ cup organic corn
 1 avocado (pitted and diced)
 1 head organic lettuce (chopped)
 hot sauce (optional)

Directions

1

Pour half of the salsa into one of two quart-size Mason (or other) jars.

2

Add half the beans, then half the corn, then half the avocado, and then half the lettuce.

3

Repeat with the second jar.

4

When ready to serve, pour the salad into a bowl.

5

Toss, and serve with hot sauce, if desired.

Chef's Notes

Cooked Beans
If you prefer to cook your own beans, use 1 ¾ cups cooked beans for every 1 (15-ounce) can of beans.

Ingredients

 1 cup organic salsa (or pico de gallo)
 15 oz black-beans (homemade, or BPA-free can, no salt added, drained and rinsed)
 ½ cup organic corn
 1 avocado (pitted and diced)
 1 head organic lettuce (chopped)
 hot sauce (optional)

Directions

1

Pour half of the salsa into one of two quart-size Mason (or other) jars.

2

Add half the beans, then half the corn, then half the avocado, and then half the lettuce.

3

Repeat with the second jar.

4

When ready to serve, pour the salad into a bowl.

5

Toss, and serve with hot sauce, if desired.

Mason Jar Taco Salad