Taco Salad in a Jar

Taco Salad in a Jar

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a taco salad in a jar


  • Salsa
  • Lettuce – cleaned and cut (Try spinach or spring mix if you’re looking for more fiber)
  • Tomatoes – cleaned and quartered
  • Black Beans – drained and rinsed
  • Canned corn – drained and rinsed
  • Taco Meat – your choice of shredded chicken, ground turkey, lean ground beef or extra beans for a vegetarian option
  • Cheese – Reduced fat shredded
  • Tortilla Strips or Corn Chips
  • Mason Jar


  1. Cook taco meat
  2. Cut lettuce and tomatoes
  3. Drain beans
  4. Layer ingredients – salsa, lettuce, tomatoes, black beans, corn salsa, taco meat, cheese and tortilla strips
  5. Add lid to jar
  6. Store in refrigerator until serving

Recipe modified from Pocket Change Gourmet


Not only is this recipe quick and easy, it’s packed with vitamins, minerals and lots of fiber. This recipe makes meal prepping a breeze; just grab and go. You can even add your other favorite ingredients! Try adding onions, avocados and even bell peppers to increase those micronutrients.

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