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10 Simple Mason Jar Recipes That Fit in Your Fridge

Meal planning just got a little easier.

Southern knick knacks, like mason jars, often wind up having tons of uses. However, these jars can be converted into a lot more than a drinking glass. Meal planning with mason jar recipes will change your baking experience and also keep you really organized.

1. Lasagna in a jar

Thefoodinmybeard.com
Thefoodinmybeard.com

This layered dream recipe is perfect for wide mouth mason jars. You’ll have each jar already portioned per person. Just throw them in the oven. Remember when baking with mason jars to make sure they don’t get too hot (325 degrees is usually okay).

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2. Shepherd’s Pie

Cravingofalunatic.com
Cravingofalunatic.com

Shepherd’s pie is one of the most satisfying comfort foods. This recipe calls for only three Layers: beef, corn and mashed potatoes. However, feel free to toss in your favorite ingredients as well.

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3. Zucchini Noodle Salad

Inspiralized.com
Inspiralized.com

This healthy and delicious zucchini salad just takes a little bit of prep work. Then throw a few pre-portioned jars in the fridge for your next meals.

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4. Chicken Cordon Bleu

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Bigredkitchen.com

The main ingredients for this simple mason jar recipe are chicken breast, ham, parsley and bread crumbs. When you’re ready to bake just top the jars with the breadcrumbs.

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5. Greek Salad

Blommi.com
Blommi.com

The key to making a layered salad in a jar is to keep the dressing on the bottom and finish with the greens. That way the greens won’t get soggy. Plus, if you dump out the salad into a bowl, the dressing is easy to mix in.

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6. Corn Dogs 

Thebigredkitchen.com
Thebigredkitchen.com

This recipe is great for the kids – who doesn’t love a good corn dog? They’ll be ready in about 20 minutes.

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7. Cheesy Chicken & Rice

Preparednessmama.com
Preparednessmama.com

Use a large mason jar for this recipe. Prep it whenever you have some down time. Dump the ingredients into a pan when you’re ready to cook, and you’ll have dinner on the table in 30 minutes.

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8. Soup in a Jar

Ourbower.blogspot.com
Ourbower.blogspot.com

All the best things that make a hearty soup are layered in this jar. This also makes a great gift, and it’s always useful for meal planning. Layer additional ingredients in a separate jar for this recipe to be even quicker.

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9. Chicken Broccoli Stir-Fry

Rainydayfoodstorage.blogspot.com
Rainydayfoodstorage.blogspot.com

No need to go out – you have an amazing stir-fry recipe just begging to be cooked. Add a little ginger for a zap of flavor.

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10. Pizza in a Jar

1finecookie.com
1finecookie.com

Sometimes you just want pizza. Now you have a homemade deep dish pizza waiting for you.

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10 Simple Mason Jar Recipes That Fit in Your Fridge