Taco Salad in a Jar


1 clean mason jar


Corn, either from the cob or frozen corn

Black beans, rinsed and drained

1 pkg. of taco seasoning

Chicken or Beef

Mexican or Cheddar cheese

Toppings you like or taco salad might include black olives, green onions, red onions, lettuce, tomato.


  1.  Cook whether meat you want to use using the directions on taco package.
  2. Put 1-2 Tablespoons of salsa in the bottom of the jar.
  3. Place the heavier items next:  beans, corn, chicken or beef.
  4. Next place the lighter items – onions, tomatoes, olives, cheese
  5. Place the lettuce last if you use it.
  6. Place the lid on top and store in the refrigerator.
  7. Salad in a jar will keep for 5 days in the refrigerator.
  8. When ready to eat shake the jar or place on a plate to eat.