Fiesta Salad To Go

By Micki Brown

Salad Ingredients:

1 can black beans

1 can corn, or grilled in season

1 red bell pepper

½ cup raw pumpkin seeds

1 small can sliced black olives

4 cups mixed greens

Dressing Ingredients:

¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

¼ cup of sweet lime juice

2 tsp cumin

½ tsp garlic powder

½ tsp chili powder

½ tsp sea salt

½ tsp black pepper


  • Place all dressing ingredients in a mason jar, secure lid, shake well.
  • Place ¼ of the dressing in each of the bottoms of 4 wide-mouth, 1-pint mason jars.
  • Layer the rest of the ingredients in the jar (beans, peppers, pumpkin seeds, olives, corn, ending with the greens on top).
  • Add a lid and store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
  • To serve, dump the jar contents onto a bowl or plate, or shake vigorously and eat from the jar.