Mexican Salad Jar

Mexican Salad Jar

Mexican Salad Jar

By: Georgia Harding

This is a handy salad that can be assembled the night before and then, come lunchtime, simply shake to combine and enjoy. The dressings are arranged in a way that the salad won’t go soggy.



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  • Juice ½ lime
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp honey
  • Sea salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 corn cob, kernels sliced from husks
  • 425g tin black beans, drained & rinsed
  • 1 red capsicum, diced
  • ¼ red cabbage, shredded
  • 50g cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 small cos lettuce, shredded
  • ½ bunch fresh coriander leaves, chopped
  • Avocado Chipotle Yoghurt:
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 tbsp full-fat natural yoghurt
  • or mayonnaise
  • 1 chipotle in adobo sauce or 1 tsp if using paste
  • Sea salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Juice ½ lime
  • Optional Extras : Jalapeños & Cherry tomatoes


  • Separate this salad into 2 jars so you have lunch for 2 days. In each jar divide the lime juice, olive oil, honey and seasoning. Mix to combine.
  • Add the corn kernels (so the corn will pickle slightly).
  • Top with the black beans, capsicum, cabbage and cheese.
  • Make the avocado chipotle yoghurt by blending the ingredients together until smooth and creamy. Place on top of the cheese then finish with the lettuce and coriander. Add the optional extras on top if you like.
  • Store in the fridge until ready to serve.
  • To serve, shake the jar well so the dressing and avocado chipotle yoghurt are distributed nicely.


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Georgia Harding

Georgia Harding

Georgia Harding is a naturopath with almost 20 years experience, a mother and a passionate health educator. After many years consulting in a busy practice, lecturing in natural medicine and sharing her knowledge on talkback radio, Georgia decided to reach out and share her passion for holistic health by developing her blog, Well Nourished.
On her website, she shares fad-free health advice and intolerance/allergy-friendly recipes to inspire people to live happy, healthy lives and create delicious food memories.

Georgia’s ebook Rise and Shine: A Well Nourished Breakfast will inspire and guide you to prepare the most important meal of the day in just minutes. Her latest ebook The Well Nourished Lunch Box contains over 50 nut-free, allergy-friendly wholefood sweet and savoury snacks, lunches and meals to inspire you to pack a nourishing lunch box that your kids will love to eat and you will love to make.

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