You’ve probably heard of mason jar salads (who hasn’t?), but you can make lots of meals in those handy, portable jars. Try mac and cheese, chili and cornbread or an omelette in a jar. We’ve found all those and more… Check out the recipes for mason jar meals that are perfect for lunch at the office or a picnic with the family.
Mason Jar Meals for People on the Go
Pesto Pasta Salad is the perfect summer mason jar dinner for entertaining.
Chili and cornbread in a mason jar is the perfect way to warm up on a chilly day.
via The Pleasant Pantry
Mini Chicken Pot Pies will be a HUGE hit with kids and adults alike. Aren’t they gorgeous?
via Foodie Fun
How about making your own Instant Noodle Cups that are way healthier and way tastier.
via The Kitchn
Do you love fair and festival food? If so, you’ll go crazy for these baked corn dogs in mason jars.
via Big Red Kitchen
Pack a healthy and delicious lunch with this Deconstructed Sushi in a Mason Jar.
via Spoon University
When you’re craving breakfast, nothing hits the spot like Sausage, Spinach and Pepper Omelettes (in jars)!
via My Life Cookbook
Pasta Primavera Salad jars would be great to take on a picnic.
via Just 2 Sisters
Tuna salad has never looked as good as it does in this Easy Loaded Tuna Mason Jar Salad.
via Confessions of an Overworked Mom
Make a Mason Jar Hashbrown Egg Bake for your next brunch. Tasty and portable!
via Nellie Bellie
I don’t know about you, but I could easily make a meal out of Mac-and-Cheese in a jar. It only takes five minutes to make!
via Hello, Wonderful
Speaking of mac and cheese, why not make it a little healthier? Mason Jar Veggie Macaroni and Cheese is packed with lots of tasty vegetables.
via Framed Cooks
No time for breakfast in the mornings? Healthy Overnight Oatmeal is the answer to your problems! Dump everything into a jar, and it’s ready for you by morning.
via Jeanette’s Healthy Living
You can’t get much simpler (or much tastier) than plain old eggs and bacon baked in a mason jar.
via Mason Jar Breakfast
Tacos in a jar are tasty and fun! You can easily take some soft taco wraps with you if you prefer a shell, though.
via What’s Gaby Cooking?
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