This layered mason jar salad is perfect for meal prep. Make it the night before for a grab-and-go lunch.
2 tbsp. raspberry white balsamic vinegar (or other fruit-flavored white balsamic vinegar)
1 tsp. Dijon mustard
1/8 tsp. sea salt
1/8 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
2 tbsp. minced shallot (about 1 shallot)
1/4 cup chickpeas, canned or boiled, no salt added
1 cup diced watermelon
2 tbsp. low-fat feta cheese
1/2 cup sliced cucumbers
1 tbsp. minced fresh mint
1/4 cup diced red bell pepper
1/2 cup baby spinach
In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, mustard, sea salt, and black pepper.
Pour it into a 1-quart mason jar. Add shallots. Then place chickpeas on top.
Layer watermelon, then feta cheese, then cucumbers, then mint, then red pepper and spinach.
Refrigerate for at least two hours or up to overnight.
Serves one; serving size is 2 1/2 cups. Each serving provides:
Total fat 3 g
Saturated fat 1 g
Trans fat 0 g
Cholesterol < 5 mg
Sodium 600 mg
Total carbohydrate 37 g
Dietary fiber 6 g
Sugars 20 g*
Protein 9 g
*To reduce the sugar content by about 5 grams, cut the amount of watermelon to 1/2 cup.
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