Mason jars are the meaning of life. Really—when's the last time you thanked your Mason jar?
Spoon U uses Mason jars for pastabilities, as seen in their formula for the world's easiest Italian Pasta Salad. By following the instructions below, you too can have your very own in a matter of minutes. Get shakin'!
Photo by Max Bartick
Italian Pasta Salad in a Mason Jar
Total Cook Time: 15 minutes
2/3 cup elbow pasta
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1/3 cup fresh mozzarella, diced
1/3 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
5 leaves basil
1/3 cup cooked ham, sliced
1) Bring a pot of water to boil. Cook pasta.
2) Slice cherry tomatoes into halves, and chop up cooked ham, basil, and mozzarella.
3) Toss all the ingredients into a mason jar with oil and balsamic vinegar; secure jar lid.
4) Shake up jar and serve.