This is a convenient and easy way to take a delicious raw meal on the go. Taco salad in a jar will travel easily to work or school. Four 24 oz lidded glass jars are required for this salad. Yield: 4 jars.
For the taco filling:
1 cup chopped almonds ½ cup sprouted lentils
1 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp onion powder
½ tsp ground paprika 1/2 tsp cumin
½ tsp salt ½ tsp black pepper
2 Tbs olive oil 3 Tbs water
For the salad layers:
2 cups chopped tomatoes ½ cup chopped red onion
12 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped ½ cup raw corn kernels, optional
1 cup sliced avocado 6 cups chopped Romaine lettuce
Salt, to taste Black pepper, to taste
To make the taco filling: In a medium bowl, combine all of the taco filling ingredients and mix well.
To make the layers: Divide the tomatoes, onion, jalapeno, corn, and avocado among the four jars, and place on the top of the avocado slices.
Divide the lettuce among the four jars, and place on top of the taco filling.
To serve: pour the salad out onto a large serving plate or bowl, and add salt and pepper to taste.
Taco salad in a jar can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
From Easy, Affordable Raw: How to Go Raw on $10 a Day, by Lisa Viger