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Salad in a Jar 1 whole avocado 1/4 cup water To make the dressing, place all of the dressing ingredients in a food processor. Puree until mixture is smooth. Set aside. Using a fork, shred the grilled chicken into small pieces. Assemble each Mason jar in the following order: 1/4 cup avocado dressing,1/4 cup corn, 1/4 cup black beans, 1/4 cup diced tomatoes, 1/2 cup chicken, 1/4 cup romaine lettuce. Store in the refrigerator. When ready to serve, shake jar’s contents into a bowl, toss and enjoy!

MEDITERRANEAN BEAN SALAD in a JAR with GARLIC-LEMON DRESSING Serves 4 4 12-oz. Mason jars 1 cup cooked Israeli couscous prepared according to package directions 2 cups canned garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 1 cup canned cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 1 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed 1 cup feta cheese, crumbled 1 cup cucumber, diced 1 cup tomato, diced Dressing: 2 whole lemons, juiced and zested 2 T. shallots, finely chopped

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Tidewater Times April 2016