Salad Jars Recipe

Looking for a healthy picnic food? Throw a couple of jar salads and forks in a cooler box and you're good to go!



Prep Time

15 minutes

Cooking Time

20 minutes


Make 4 x 500ml jars

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 cup diced SPAR Freshline cucumber
  • 1 cup diced SPAR Freshline tomato
  • 1 cup SPAR Freshline sweetcorn, cooked to your liking
  • 1 cup shaved SPAR Freshline red cabbage
  • 1 cup diced SPAR feta
  • ½ cup thinly sliced SPAR Freshline carrots
  • 1 cup couscous
  • 1 cup cooked SPAR Select chicken

For the dressing

  • ⅓ cup SPAR olive oil
  • 2-3 Tbsp SPAR balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp SPAR whole grain mustard
  • 1 Tbsp SPAR honey
  • Salt and freshly milled pepper

Recipe Method

  1. Layer the ingredients in a jar in no particular order – you can have fun!
  2. Shake all the dressing ingredients together and keep in a separate jar.
  3. Add the dressing to the salad jars right before serving.

Hints & Tips

To make the couscous, pour ½ cup couscous into a small bowl and add ½ cup boiling chicken stock and 1 Tbsp butter and a generous sprinkle of salt. Cover in clingfilm and leave for 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork.