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Salad in a Jar

Salad in a Jar

A simple-to-make lunch salad you can easily take to work or on a picnic.

Serves: 4 Save

Ingredients (9)

  • 1 cup Pearl Barley
  • 1 tsp Lemon Zest
  • 2½ cup Vegetable Broth (optional)
  • 1 Carrot
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 6 T Italian Salad Dressing
  • ½ cup Halved Grape Tomatoes
  • 1 cup Spinach
  • ½ cup Sliced Button Mushrooms
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  1. Combine barley, lemon rind and water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, 35 to 40 minutes. Add carrot and salt. Stir and let cool completely before layering in jars.
  2. To assemble, place 3 tablespoons salad dressing in bottom of 2 (1-pint) jars. Layer half the barley mixture, half the tomatoes, half the spinach, then half the mushrooms. Repeat layers.