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Pecan Chicken Salad in a Jar

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Meal prep this pecan salad so you have a nutritious lunch ready all week! Wholesome ingredients coming with a pecan vinaigrette that’s packaged up in a glass jar for an easy and portable lunch!

Pecan Vinaigrette
  cup olive oil or pecan oil
 ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
 3 tbsp pecan pieces
 2 tbsp coarse grain mustard
 1 tbsp diced shallots
 1 tbsp chives, chopped
 Salt and pepper, to taste
Pecan Salad in a Jar
 4 celery stalks, sliced
 1 cup chickpeas
 1 cup cooked chicken, chopped*
 ½ cup dried cherries
 ½ cup pomegranate seeds
 ¼ cup parmesan cheese
 ½ cup pecan halves
 ½ cup parsley leaves
 3 cups baby kale

In a liquid measuring cup or small bowl, whisk together Pecan Vinaigrette ingredients. Divide vinaigrette evenly between 2 quart size jars (for large, main course sized salads) OR 4 pint size jars (for side dish sized salads).


Divide the remaining salad ingredients evenly among the jars in the order listed. Secure lids and refrigerate until ready to eat or up to 4 days.


To serve, pour salad jars into a bowl and toss lightly to combine dressing with salad. Enjoy! Serves 8.


Recipe notes: You can use rotisserie chicken to make prep even easier

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 270
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g28%

Saturated Fat 25g125%
Sodium 170mg8%
Total Carbohydrate 20g7%

Dietary Fiber 4g16%
Protein 10g20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.