Mason Jar Cobb Salad

Recipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Lunches & Dinners, Main Courses, Sides
cobb salad

Got a few minutes? Grab a few mason jars and meal prep for the week ahead—we’ve got a Mason Jar Cobb Salad recipe that is easy, delicious and diet-approved. Complete with fat-free ranch dressing and grilled chicken, this hearty salad is certain to satisfy the healthy way.

Cobb salads are often deceiving when dining out—restaurants like to pack in the calories by adding in unnecessary and unhealthy ingredients (think loads of cheese, creamy dressings, bacon and croutons). But this recipe is guilt-free and totally filling. Grab fresh tomatoes, chickpeas, diced red onion, avocado and lettuce. Chopped pre-cooked chicken and layer all ingredients into a quart-sized mason jar starting with fat free ranch dressing. This nutritious meal is the perfect, on-the-go lunch for your hectic weekdays and is an easy way to ensure you stay on track with your weight loss goals.

Packed with vibrant veggies, protein and creamy ranch dressing, this salad is a dream. Make a few to store in the fridge and grab one on your way out the door in the morning. On your Nutrisystem meal plan, one Mason Jar Cobb Salad counts as one SmartCarb, one PowerFuel, one and a half Vegetable servings and two Extras. It clocks in at just 321 calories.

Servings: 1

Calories per Serving: 314

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb, 1 PowerFuel, 1 ½ Vegetables and 2 Extras


  • 2 Tbsp. fat free ranch dressing
  • ¼ cup tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 oz. grilled chicken, chopped
  • ½ cup chickpeas
  • ¼ cup red onion, diced
  • ¼ cup avocado, diced
  • 1 cup lettuce


  1. In a quart-sized mason jar, layer vegetables starting with dressing, then tomatoes, chicken, chickpeas, red onion, avocado and lastly lettuce.
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