Pack classic Cobb salad upside down in a mason jar for a healthy lunch that won't get soggy while sitting in the fridge all morning. Or pack it up the night before for an easy grab-and-go lunch in the morning.

Holley Grainger, M.S., R.D.N.
Source:, July 2017


Recipe Summary

20 mins
20 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Add blue cheese dressing to a quart-size mason jar. Top with cucumber, tomato and onion. Layer in ham, turkey, egg and bacon. Gently toss avocado with lime juice in a small bowl, then add to the jar. Top the salad with blue cheese. Fill the remaining space in the jar with lettuce. Put the lid on the jar and refrigerate.

  • When ready to serve, shake the salad from the jar into a bowl.

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Nutrition Facts

422 calories; protein 24.9g 50% DV; carbohydrates 19.5g 6% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 9g 36% DV; sugars 4.7g; fat 28.2g 43% DV; saturated fat 6.9g 35% DV; cholesterol 226.7mg 76% DV; vitamin a iu 6845IU 137% DV; vitamin c 19.6mg 33% DV; folate 213mcg 53% DV; calcium 180.7mg 18% DV; iron 3mg 17% DV; magnesium 57.6mg 21% DV; potassium 928.5mg 26% DV; sodium 749.4mg 30% DV; thiamin 0.2mg 21% DV.

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Love layering salads into a mason jar like this. It makes it super easy to pack and eat at work. Read More