Clean Eating Greek Chicken Salad

Looking for ways to repurpose dinner leftovers? Try packing a Mason jar salad – it’s sure to make leftovers much more exciting.  Layer this salad in mason jars for a fresh, packable, lunch that’s just as quick and easy as a PB&J but with a lot more flavor and nutrition!

This recipe for Greek Chicken Salad is from the eMeals’ Clean Eating Meal Plan.

Clean Eating Greek Chicken Salad
Serves: 4
  • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 6 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, divided
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cucumber, cubed
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped red onion
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  1. Marinate chicken in ¼ cup balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper to taste for 1 hour.
  2. Grill over medium heat for 10 minutes per side. Cool and cut into cubes.
  3. Combine chicken, cucumber, tomatoes, bell pepper, onion and feta in a large bowl.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together thyme, olive oil, 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, and salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Drizzle dressing over salad, and toss to combine.

When you are ready to pack this recipe for lunch in your mason jar, just follow the steps below:

  1. Place 1 T olive oil, ½ T balsamic vinegar, a dash of salt and pepper, and ¼ t fresh thyme in the bottom of 4 mason jars.
  2. Divide the salad ingredients into 4 equal portions, and layer in the mason jars in the following order: tomato, red onion, cucumber, red bell pepper, chicken, and feta.
  3. Screw the top into place, and pack your lunch in 1 neat container! When lunchtime arrives, simply shake the jar before opening to disperse the dressing.

Do you need help packing lunch? Try out the eMeals Lunch Meal Plan for 5 lunch recipes along with a grocery list to come to the rescue!

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 380, Total Fat: 21 g, Saturated Fat: 5.4 g, Cholesterol: 98 mg, Sodium: 660 mg, Total Carbohydrates: 15 g, Dietary Fiber: 3 g, Sugars: 10 g, Protein: 32 g

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