Mason Jar Power Salad with Chickpeas & Tuna

Mason Jar Power Salad with Chickpeas & Tuna

1 Review
From:, March 2018

This power salad will keep you fueled for hours, thanks to 26 grams of protein and 8 grams of fiber. Tossing the dressing and kale, and then letting it stand in the jar, softens it enough so you don't need to massage or cook it to make it tender.

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  • 3 cups bite-sized pieces chopped kale
  • 2 tablespoons honey-mustard vinaigrette (see associated recipe)
  • 1 2.5-ounce pouch tuna in water
  • ½ cup rinsed canned chickpeas
  • 1 carrot, peeled and shredded


  • Prep

  • Ready In

  1. Toss kale and dressing in a bowl, then tranfer to a 1-quart mason jar. Top with tuna, chickpeas and carrot. Screw lid onto the jar and refrigerate for up to 2 days.
  2. To serve, empty the jar contents into a bowl and toss to combine the salad ingredients with the dressed kale.
  • To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 2 days.
  • Equipment: 1-quart mason jar

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 4 cups
  • Per serving: 430 calories; 23 g fat(3 g sat); 8 g fiber; 30 g carbohydrates; 26 g protein; 181 mcg folate; 0 cholesterol; 5 g sugars; 1 g added sugars; 15,001 IU vitamin A; 61 mg vitamin C; 144 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 496 mg sodium; 884 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (300% daily value), Vitamin C (102% dv), Folate (45% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 2
  • Exchanges: 3½ fat, 2½ lean protein, 2 vegetable, 1 starch

Reviews 1

May 07, 2019
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By: dblodanish
It’s the perfect make ahead lunch! The flavors all go so well together and I love that you can dress it and have it all ready to go the day before so in the morning you can just grab and go. I think next time I will add some sliced almonds for a little extra nutty flavor, will definitely be making it again
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