Gazpacho Salad in a Jar

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Recipe: Gazpacho Salad in a Jar

Summary: A crisp salad with the fresh flavors of chilled gazpacho is a perfect starter for any meal. For this version, the salad ingredients are layered in a jar and refrigerated. You can make one large jar of salad or prepare individual servings — perfect for outdoor dining.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups lettuce, shredded
  • 1 cup green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 2 cups tomato, chopped
  • 1 cup celery, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce

Instructions

  1. Layer half of lettuce, pepper, cucumber, tomato, celery and onions in a narrow 2-quart glass jar with lid. Repeat layers with remaining vegetables. You can also make individual servings in smaller jars.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients in a glass jar with lid; cover and shake vigorously. Pour over vegetables. Cover and chill at least 4 hours, turning container occasionally.

Preparation time: 15 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 8

Recipe adapted from: DallasNews.com 

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