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Crunchy Cabbage Cilantro Salad Jars

Crunchy Cabbage Cilantro Salad Jars!  Super crunchy, radically flavorful with fresh cilantro and never soggy like most greens in a jar.  Your perfect lunch salad all you need to do is add your protein!
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine: American, Gluten-Free, healthy, Paleo, Raw Vegan, Vegan
Keyword: cabbage, cilantro, crunchy, easy, salad, salad jars
Servings: 4
Author: Julie Rosenthal


  • Mason Jars


  • ¾ bag baby organic carrots chopped or sliced
  • ½ head purple cabbage shredded
  • 1 bush cilantro chopped, no stems
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil cold-pressed
  • sea salt , to taste
  • black pepper , to taste



  • Wash all veggies in water. Once washed begin with chopping the Cilantro, then shred the cabbage and chop the carrots. Cilantro should be used in abundance.
  • Open 4-5 Mason Jars and in handfuls add in layers of each veggie till you reach the top. Top each layer with Cilantro. Do this for each jar.
  • Then put the jars in the fridge until ready to serve. It can be stored for up to 4 days prior to serving.

Salad Dressing

  • In a bowl add the fresh juice from 1 lemon, 3 tablespoons of EVOO, salt and pepper and whisk together until a well-mixed blend is achieved.
  • Store dressing in the refrigerator and apply to salad dressing to jars 10 minutes prior or immediately prior to serving depending on your preference. Simply add in the dressing, close the lid, shake and eat.


If you like your salad drenched in dressing sinply allow 10-15 minutes of the salad sitting with the dressing on it before serving.  Then mix together and serve.  It's a game changer. // Add your choice of protein to this salad and make it a protein filled salad! //.