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Roasted Tomato Caprese Mason Jar Salad

  • Author: FitLiving Eats by Carly Paige
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Main
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

Enjoy the flavors of Italy with this simple to make Roasted Tomato Caprese Mason Jar Salad. The salad can be made in under 15 minutes from start to finish and with only four ingredients.


Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes
  • 1 cup fresh mozzarella, cubed
  • 1/2 cup basil, chopped
  • 4 cups spinach

Balsamic Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinaigrette
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic, grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Place the grape tomatoes on a baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil. Roast in the oven for 5-10 minutes, or just until the skin is beginning to burst. When done, set aside to cool about 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, make the dressing. Add all of the ingredients in a bowl and whisk to combine. Set aside.
  4. To assemble the mason jar salad, add 3 Tablespoons dressing to the bottom and then layer from bottom to top in this order: 1/2 cup roasted tomatoes, 2 Tablespoons chopped basil, 1/4 cup cubed mozzarella and 1 cup spinach. Screw the lid on and store in the refrigerator for up for 4 days!



Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 salad
  • Calories: 309
  • Sugar: 5g
  • Sodium: 732mg
  • Fat: 25g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 17g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 13g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Protein: 13g
  • Cholesterol: 22mg

Keywords: caprese salad, lunch, mason jar salad, meal prep, roasted tomatoes, vegetarian

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