Individual Pea Layered Salad in a Jar

Individual Pea Layered Salad in a Jar

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What’s more wonderful than spending a warm, relaxing spring evening around the table with good friends? Or enjoying these little Individual Pea Layered Salad in a Jar? You’re going to love this recipe. Tasty! Your guests will love it, too, I promise!

Individual Pea Layered Salad in a Jar

Springtime is dicey, living in Oregon, because you never know if you’re going to get the April showers that bring the May flowers.

Springy Oregon

Or, hot sunny days, which we’ve had this past week. It’s been glorious!

Springy Oregon

With the fresh lettuce from our garden, we’ve been going out to the beds with a knife and chopping off a whole head for salads and recipes. Yum!

Fresh Garden Lettuce

Today’s recipe has a touch of class, and if you have the time to make these individual servings up ahead of time, you can just pull them out of the fridge right before you’re ready to serve them, or take with you on a picnic!

Layered Pea Salad in a Jar

7 ways to enjoy:

1. Make small portions in half-pint jars.
2. Make larger portions in pint jars.
3. Serve as an appetizer.
4. Serve as a salad entree.
5. Serve as a lunch entree.
6. Eat out by the pool, dipping your feet in the water.
7. Enjoy a jar with someone you love!

Individual Pea Layered Salad in a Jar

I don’t know if you’ve been buying fresh spring peas, but every time I go to Trader Joes, I pick up a pack or two!

What are your favorite ingredients to put into a layered salad?

Individual Pea Layered Salad in a Jar

Individual Pea Layered Salad in a Jar
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Individual Pea Salad in a Jar

Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 jar Delallo Pepperazzi Spicy Sweet Red Peppers, chopped
  • 2 cups carrots grated
  • 1 cup red onion chopped
  • 2 cups fresh green peas
  • 2 cups Romaine lettuce finely chopped
  • 2 cups Asiago cheese grated
  • 8 slices cucumber
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 4 tsp. honey
  • 2 tsp. lime juice

Instructions

  • Chop all ingredients and line up 8 half pint jars.
  • Mix the mayonnaise, honey, and lime juice together in a small bowl.
  • Start layering the ingredients in each jar, starting with the red sweet peppers, carrots, red onions, 2-3 Tbsp. of dressing, lettuce, cheese, and end with one slice of cucumber on top.
  • Refridgerate until serving.

Pea Layered Salad in a Jar

3 comments on “Individual Pea Layered Salad in a Jar”

  1. OhMyGoodness…you know who much I’m loving this salad in jars, right?! Just printed it off, will be an awesome salad course for entertaining this summer, yay!!

  2. I love loading my salads with lots of yummy veggies!!!

  3. Everything about this salad shouts happy spring!

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