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layered salad in a jar

Jar Salad

Lunch to work in a jar. Layered vegetables with delicious simple dressing.
Prep Time 5 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 1 jar


  • 5 tablespoon corn kernels
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 small cucumber
  • 1 tomato
  • 4 tablespoon cut black olives
  • A few lettuce leaves

For the dressing:

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1 clove of garlic minced
  • ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard (it is usually very salty so keep that in mind when adding the salt)
  • A few leaves of basil, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper by your taste


  • Cut all vegetables into small cubes.
  • In a small bowl, mix all of the dressing ingredients.
  • Add the dressing as the first layer or save in the small bowl.
  • Place the vegetables in layers in the jar.
  • Before having the salad add the dressing if it is outside of the jar.
  • Shake the jar to mix the salad.
  • Dig in and enjoy!