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Chicken Taco Salad in a Jar Recipe

Photo Credit: Recipe Corner – Amanda Patton
Cook Time: N/A
Prep Time: 6 min
Ingredients
( Serves 4 )
4 whole 12-ounce mason jars
2 whole chicken breasts (grilled or poached)
1 cup black beans (canned)
1 cup corn (canned)
1 cup tomatoes (diced)
1 cup romaine lettuce (chopped)
Creamy Avocado Dressing:
1/4 cup greek yogurt
2 ounce goat cheese (crumbled)
1/4 cup fresh cilantro
1 whole lime (juiced)
1/4 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 whole avocado
1/4 cup water
Directions
  1. To make dressing: Combine greek yogurt, goat cheese, cilantro, lime juice, salt, avocado, and water in a food processor. Puree until mixture is smooth. Set aside.
  2. Using a fork, shred grilled chicken into small pieces.
  3. Assemble each mason jar in the following order:
  • First (bottom) layer: 1/4 cup avocado dressing
  • Second layer: 1/4 cup corn
  • Third layer: 1/4 cup black beans
  • Fourth layer: 1/4 cup diced tomatoes
  • Fifth layer: 1/2 cup chicken
  • Sixth (top) layer: 1/4 cup romaine lettuce

4. Store in the refrigerator until ready to eat. When ready to serve, dump jar's content into a bowl, toss, and enjoy!

*Recipe Corner original recipe, developed by editor Amanda Patton.

Cost per serving: $6.00 (ingredients only, not including mason jars)

Nutrition Information
Calories: 350.00 Fat: 11.50 g

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