tuna chickpea mason jar salad

Tuna Chickpea Mason Jar Salad

As we already know, the weeks get busy, so why not have some prepared foods to alleviate the stress? A big part to staying committed to your health and wellness goals is eating the right foods. No more skipping meals and relying on caffeine to get you through those busy afternoons and then overindulging late at night!

Meal planning is such an important part of getting ahead of those crazy busy weeks. It saves you time and money!

Introducing MASON JAR SALADS – a quick lunch or dinner option. There are many combinations of ingredients that are perfect to build your mason jar salad. You can work with what you’ve got in your fridge but here is one of my favourite recipes:

tuna chickpea mason jar salad

Tuna Chickpea Mason Jar Salad

Mason Jar Salads are a great way to meal prep for the week to use as a quick lunch o rdinner option. It is very versatile because there are many combinations of ingredients that you can make depending on what is in your fridge/pantry. Here is one of my favourites protein packed recipe with tuna, chickpeas and a light herby lemon olive oil dressing!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 4


  • 4 mason jars


  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh herbs/ italian seasoning basil, oregano, parsley (chopped)
  • 2 cups canned chickpeas rinse and drained
  • 1/2 cup cucumber chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 cup olives chopped
  • 2 cups romaine lettuce or spinach chopped
  • 2 cans tuna in water
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • In a small bowl combine the lemon juice, oil, andItalian seasoning /herbs then divide between jars.
  • Add the chickpeas and drained tuna to the dressing inthe bottom of the jar.
  • Add the cucumber, tomatoes, and red onion to the jarsfollowed by the romaine lettuce
  • When ready to eat, shake well and dump into a bowl. Enjoy!
Keyword busylifestyle, chickpeas, freshingredients, masonjarrecipe, meal prep, simplerecipes, tuna, tunasalad

Love this recipe? Try my simple Lentil Slaw Mason Jar Salad HERE

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