Seven Layer Salad

2013-05-19
Seven Layer Salad
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  • Servings : 8
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 0m
  • Ready In : 15m

Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    459
  • Calories from Fat

    307
  • Total Fat

    34.1g
  • Saturated Fat

    10.5g
  • Trans Fat

    0.0g
  • Cholesterol

    134mg
  • Sodium

    788mg
  • Total Carbohydrates

    24.6g
  • Dietary Fiber

    2.9g
  • Sugars

    9.6g
  • Protein

    15.3g
  • Vitamin A

    25%
  • Vitamin C

    40%
  • Calcium

    25%
  • Iron

    9%
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This seven layer salad is easy to prepare and looks beautiful, especially if you have it in a deep clear glass bowl that allows you to see all the goodies layered inside.

Whether you can see the 7 layers or not, it tastes just as good.

Seven Layer Salad

gluten free label

Ingredients

  • 2 cups mayonnaise or Miracle Whip
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 head of lettuce, shredded
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • 1/2 cup sweet red pepper, diced
  • 4 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
  • 10 ounces frozen green peas, uncooked
  • 1 small sweet onion, diced
  • 8 slices cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 1/2 pound cheddar cheese, grated

Method

Step 1

Combine the mayonnaise and sugar. Mix and refrigerate it until you finish making the salad.

Step 2

Layer the rest of the ingredients in the following order: a layer of lettuce on the bottom of the bowl, then
a layer of celery
a layer of sweet pepper
a layer of chopped eggs
a layer of peas
a layer of onions
a layer of crumbled bacon

Step 3

Spread the mayonnaise/sugar mixture over the top of the salad like cake icing. Sprinkle grated cheese evenly over it all. Seal the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight (or for 8 to 12 hours before serving).

Step 4

This salad looks beautiful served in a glass bowl so you can see the layers. Mix it all together just before serving.

Did You Know?…

This easy make ahead layered salad is great to serve at a buffet or pot luck. It also makes a delicious summer salad entree.

You can make it healthier by omitting the layer of bacon or replacing it with chopped cooked chicken breast.

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