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Have you tried making mason jar salads?! Give this taco salad in a jar a try and you’ll be hooked! This easy to make and prep salad is the perfect Weight Watchers lunch recipe. 

Taco Salad in a Jar

Have you tried making mason jar salads?! Give this taco salad in a jar a try and you'll be hooked! This easy to make and prep salad is the perfect Weight Watchers lunch recipe. 

Is this a mason jar salad? 

Yes! It’s a type of mason jar salad and a great choice for making meal prep salads. You can, however, put this taco salad in any kind of jar that you like! 

Do you have Weight Watchers info for this Taco Salad in a Jar? 

I sure do! Each jar has 4 Weight Watchers Freestyle points with chips or 2 Weight Watchers Freestyle points without chips. This is a great low points salad for the week. If you make a batch of these you’ll have a great lunch choice each day without any extra work! 

Have you tried making mason jar salads?! Give this taco salad in a jar a try and you'll be hooked! This easy to make and prep salad is the perfect Weight Watchers lunch recipe. 

How many mason jar salads can I make with this taco salad recipe? 

This recipe will make about 4 salads. If you double the recipe you’ll have extras but I prefer to make 4 at a time. If you are making more than one type of salad you can always cut the recipe in half as well! 

How do I assemble these delicious taco salads in a jar? 

  • Combine ground beef and one can tomatoes with diced chilies in a skillet.
  • Cook until browned, then add one package taco seasoning.
  • Cook according to package directions. Set aside to allow to cool.
  • Heat refried beans according to package instructions. Set aside to cool.
  • Fill each jar with one cup shredded lettuce.
  • Top lettuce with tomatoes.
  • Top tomatoes with 2 tablespoons shredded cheese.
  • Top cheese with ¼ cup ground beef mixture.
  • Top ground beef with ¼ cup refried beans.
  • Spoon one tablespoon sour cream on top of each jar.
  • Garnish with 5 crushed tortilla chips (optional).

Have you tried making mason jar salads?! Give this taco salad in a jar a try and you'll be hooked! This easy to make and prep salad is the perfect Weight Watchers lunch recipe. 

Do you have any other delicious salad recipes I can try? 

Have you tried making mason jar salads?! Give this taco salad in a jar a try and you'll be hooked! This easy to make and prep salad is the perfect Weight Watchers lunch recipe. 

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Have you tried making mason jar salads?! Give this taco salad in a jar a try and you'll be hooked! This easy to make and prep salad is the perfect Weight Watchers lunch recipe. 
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Taco Salad in a Jar

Have you tried making mason jar salads?! Give this taco salad in a jar a try and you'll be hooked! This easy to make and prep salad is the perfect Weight Watchers lunch recipe. 

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 Salads
Calories 357 kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 cups Lettuce shredded
  • 1 medium tomato diced
  • 8 tablespoons shredded Mexican blend cheese reduced fat
  • 1 cup 90/10 ground beef cooked with taco seasoning and tomatoes with diced chilies
  • 1 cup refried beans fat free
  • 4 tablespoons sour cream fat free
  • 20 tortilla chips optional

Instructions

  1. Combine ground beef and one can tomatoes with diced chilies in a skillet. Cook until browned, then add one package taco seasoning. Cook according to package directions. Set aside to allow to cool.
  2. Heat refried beans according to package instructions. Set aside to cool.
  3. Fill each jar with one cup shredded lettuce.
  4. Top lettuce with tomatoes.
  5. Top tomatoes with 2 tablespoons shredded cheese.
  6. Top cheese with ¼ cup ground beef mixture.
  7. Top ground beef with ¼ cup refried beans.
  8. Spoon one tablespoon sour cream on top of each jar.
  9. Garnish with 5 crushed tortilla chips (optional).

Recipe Notes

Yield: 4 Jars Each jar has 4 Weight Watchers Freestyle points with chips or 2 Weight Watchers Freestyle points without chips.

Nutrition Facts
Taco Salad in a Jar
Amount Per Serving (1 Salad)
Calories 357 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 70mg 23%
Sodium 669mg 28%
Potassium 429mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 4g
Protein 23g 46%
Vitamin A 18.7%
Vitamin C 7.5%
Calcium 27.7%
Iron 15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Have you tried making mason jar salads?! Give this taco salad in a jar a try and you'll be hooked! This easy to make and prep salad is the perfect Weight Watchers lunch recipe. 

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4 Comments

  • Reply
    Geraldine Smith Beavers
    February 4, 2019 at 3:24 pm


    Looks delicious

  • Reply
    Linda
    April 7, 2019 at 1:50 pm

    Great

  • Reply
    Brenda Deckard
    April 7, 2019 at 3:02 pm

    I would think that you would need to reheat the taco meat.

    • Reply
      Michele Brosius
      April 8, 2019 at 3:56 pm

      It’s all personal preference. If you use good lean meat you can decide. We always eat them cold.

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