Seven-Layer Salad

May/June 2009

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This makeover of a Midwestern classic tops layers of lettuce, peas, bell pepper and tomatoes with a creamy, tangy dressing. The salad stays fresh underneath until it's served and gets even better when held overnight.

"I made this salad for my nutrition class and they loved it. Many are vegetarians so I made two versions, one that omitted the bacon. The creaminess of the dressing is wonderful and much lighter than the traditional version made with all...
Seven-Layer Salad Recipe

17 Reviews for Seven-Layer Salad

Delicious and simple!

Unlike most veggie salads this one is better made ahead. Very convenient. Tastes great and is easy to put together. I made it for an office function and liked it so much I made it again for a family gathering the next week.

Make ahead
Loved it

I have started making this salad as a side dish for everyday meals as well.

good veggies, nice dressing, can make ahead for parties
Never Fail!

I have made this several times and it never fails to please! Don't have all the vegetables in the recipe, never fear, just use what you have on hand! The dressing is heavenly!

Seven Layer Salad

Loved it.

Easy, easy, easy to make and can be made a day ahead!
Comments (1)


Anonymous wrote 1 year 41 weeks ago

A question...when ready to

A question...when ready to serve you toss it all together ?...have seen different recipes for layered salads.but never made one..

Great flavor

This was so easy and when I first made it the salad was just gorgeous. I used fresh organic sweet peppers from my CSA/farm share and added some broccoli. I subbed reduced fat Veganaise for the mayo because I like the taste and honey for the sugar and I'm wondering if that is what caused it to be so watery? I also subbed Canadian bacon for the regular as that's all I had. Next time I will wait to add the dressing and I will add more broccoli because it was delish! When I brought it to work the next day the lettuce had deflated and there was lots of water in the bottom. I just transferred bowls and was good to go!

Super Easy

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