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Tex Mex Quinoa Mason Jar Salad

Tex Mex Quinoa Mason Jar Salad Recipe

These Tex Mex Quinoa Mason Jar Salads are perfect to take to work or on a lovely picnic. They are packed with veggies, protein, a fresh and delicious flavors!

Prep: 20 minutesCook: 0 minutesTotal: 20 minutes
Fat 24 Carbs 52 Protein 14
Yield 4 servings 1x

Ingredients

For the Dressing

  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 23 tablespoons lime juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

For the salad

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup black beans
  • 1 cup corn
  • 4 cups fresh spinach
  • 1 large tomato, chunked
  • 2 large fresh avocados, chunked

Instructions

For the dressing

  1. Place all ingredients in a small food processor. Process until smooth.
  2. If the salad dressing is too thick, add a bit more vinegar. If the salad dressing is too thin, add a bit more greek yogurt.
  3. Set aside for later.

For the salad

  1. To assemble your salad, Layer your mason jar with about 3 tablespoons of dressing at the bottom of the jar.
  2. Then, add a handful of spinach, 1/4 cup of tomatoes, 1/2 cup quinoa, 1/4 cup black beans, 1/4 cup corn, and 1/2 avocado, sliced! Repeat with four different mason jars.
  3. Place mason jars in the refrigerator and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 Calories: 469 Sugar: 6 Fat: 24 Carbohydrates: 52 Fiber: 15 Protein: 14
Author: Linley RichterCategory: SaladMethod: LunchCuisine: American
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