Mustard Chicken and Spinach Salad in a Mason Jar

This mustard chicken and spinach salad is topped with walnuts and sweet grapes. And since it’s in a Mason jar it can go anywhere!

The flavorful mustard and herb dressing is so simple to make, you might find yourself whipping up an extra batch to keep in the fridge for other meals. The dressing also makes a great marinade for chicken, or drizzle on top of steamed vegetables.

Mustard Chicken and Spinach Salad
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Mustard Chicken and Spinach Salad

This chicken and spinach salad is topped with walnuts and sweet grapes. And, since it's in a Mason jar it can go anywhere.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken and spinach salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 264 kcal
Author Openfit

Ingredients

  • ½ cup red wine vinegar
  • 4 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. country-style Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 8 oz. cooked chicken breast boneless, skinless, cut into ½-inch cubes
  • 2 cups red grapes
  • 4 cups raw spinach
  • ¼ cup raw walnut halves

Instructions

  1. Combine vinegar, oil, mustard, and tarragon in a small bowl; whisk to blend. Evenly divide dressing between 4 half-pint Mason jars. Set aside.
  2. Evenly layer celery, chicken, grapes, spinach, and walnuts on top of dressing in jars.
  3. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days. Shake before serving.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Mustard Chicken and Spinach Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 264 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 48mg 16%
Sodium 271mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 19g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 13g
Protein 21g 42%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Photo by Amanda Meixner

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