Boring work lunch got ya down? Try this vegetarian Greek Salad meal prep with tzatziki & hummus. 30 grams protein, 20 minutes, 4 lunches, 0 cooking!
Let’s be honest, friends. Sometimes it’s hard to find a plant-based meal near your job. Fries are delicious… but not a meal. Hello, 2 o’clock desk nap!
The best solution for me is “if you can’t get out of it, get into it.” I spend less and eat healthier when I take 20-30 minutes on Sunday to make an easy lunch. Make something you actually enjoy eating. If it’s a no-cook lunch like this, even better! Divide into 4 or 5 food storage containers. Lunch frustration is over.
Let’s Meal Prep Your Lunch!
Chop, Grate & Slice Your Ingredients
Chop a beautiful head of crispy lettuce.
Slice 1/4 of a red onion. Cut a cucumber in half. Take one of the halves, cut in slices, then cut slices into half moons.
Grate the other half of the cucumber. Wrap grated cucumber in a soft cotton dishtowel. Squeeze out the excess water.
Slice a beautiful, salty block of feta. If you want even more flavor, try an herb-marinated block of feta! Mmm… feta…
Mince the parsley and dill. I love cooking with fresh herbs! The whole kitchen smells like a garden on a summer day. Which is perfect, because there is snow on the ground here!
Pro Tip: Have you ever bought the little plastic containers of fresh herbs… but they go bad in your fridge before you can use them for a 2nd recipe? Try putting the stalks in a small jar of water in the fridge or on the counter!
Cut pita bread in fourths. OR, if you want to get creative: cut the pitas in half, and stuff with all of the ingredients for a Greek salad pocket lunch!
Stir Tzatziki Ingredients Together
In a small bowl, combine yogurt, lemon juice, garlic, cucumber, parsley & dill.
Assemble Your Lunch Boxes
In 4 food storage containers, layer lettuce, tomatoes, red onion, feta, chickpeas and cucumber. Top salad with tzatziki. Tuck 4 pita slices into the salad. Add hummus to a separate section or smaller container, to avoid a soggy salad on day 4.
High Five for Your Greek Salad Meal Prep!
This salad is the trifecta: beautiful, truly delicious and filling. 30 grams of protein means you’ll have the energy to fuel your afternoon!
Hungry for another epic lunch? This 5 minute balsamic pomegranate pear salad is sweet & fruity, while this warm roasted veg with sweet dijon dressing is a sweet-savory combo. And, one-pan couscous with smashed tomato veg is perfect for lunch meal prep.
You deserve the best. Be sweet to yourself!
Boring work lunch got ya down? Try this vegetarian Greek Salad with tzatziki & hummus. 30 grams protein, 20 minutes, 4 lunches, 0 cooking!
- 1 head lettuce, chopped
- 4 (6″) whole wheat pita pockets, quartered
- 1 cup hummus
- 1 block feta (4oz), sliced
- 8 oz baby tomatoes
- 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
- 1 cup roasted chickpea snacks (or 1 cup canned chickpeas/garbanzo)
- 1 cucumber, cut in half. One half: slice and halve. One half: grate.
- 7oz Greek yogurt, low fat
- 2 Tbsp fresh parsley
- 2 Tbsp fresh dill
- 1 tsp lemon juice
- 1/2 tsp garlic paste
- pinch salt
- In 4 food storage containers, layer lettuce, tomato, cucumber slices, red onion, feta and chickpea snacks.
- Add 1/4 cup hummus and pita wedges.
- Tzatziki: In a small bowl, combine yogurt, dill, parsley, garlic, lemon juice and salt to taste.
- Divide tzatziki between the 4 containers.
- Seal and refrigerate.
Vegetarian: This recipe is vegetarian.
Vegan: Substitute non-dairy yogurt. Substitute vegan cheese for feta, or omit.
Gluten-Free: This recipe is gluten-free.
- Calories: 519
- Sugar: 11.7g
- Sodium: 936mg
- Fat: 16.4g
- Saturated Fat: 5.2g
- Carbohydrates: 68.4g
- Fiber: 17g
- Protein: 30.4g
- Cholesterol: 17mg
Keywords: greek salad, meal prep, vegetarian meal prep