Layered Lettuce Salad Recipe
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Layered Lettuce Salad Recipe

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This is a great-tasting salad that can be made for most any occasion. It looks so pretty for a buffet or on the dinner table. My family loves it.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + chilling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 1 medium head iceberg lettuce, torn
  • 1 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 4 hard-cooked large eggs, sliced
  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas, thawed
  • 6 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh dill or 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Additional fresh dill

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 335 calories, 30g fat (7g saturated fat), 101mg cholesterol, 423mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 8g protein .


  1. In a large salad bowl, layer the first eight ingredients. In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, sour cream, snipped dill, basil, salt and pepper; carefully spread over salad.
  2. Refrigerate, covered, several hours or overnight. If desired, top with additional dill. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Layered Lettuce Salad in Country Extra March 1995, p49

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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tammycookblogsbooks 11861
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2014

"All the layers in this salad make it pretty to serve. I really like the taste of the dressing on the top. I also like that all the ingredients can be tasted and enjoyed but none stands out more than the others. When I made it I left out the parsley layer."

mnrweiss 25685
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2013


hahn 33466
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2011

"Turned out fabulous. I received several compliments on this and will definitely will make again."

Summerjewl 33331
Reviewed Sep. 15, 2008

"I use lettuce, fresh spinach, swiss cheese, peas, hard boiled eggs, bacon, and onion. Alternating layers. Very pretty presentation."

jmpeters 11860
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2008

"thank you taste of home, I had googled this and Kraft foods counld not come up with the recipe. Just got to love you Taste of Home."

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