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Simple Summer Salad

 Simple Summer Salad
Although my family is not big on salads, they love this version resembling seven-layer salad. We especially enjoy it on summer days when it's too hot to eat a really big meal. - Carol Stone, Rankin, Illinois
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 3 cups torn lettuce
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 4 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain.
  • Cool for 5 minutes. In a large bowl, toss the lettuce, cheese,
  • tomato, onion, eggs and beef. Add mayonnaise, salt and pepper; toss
  • to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 12 servings.
It will be easier to chop the hard-cooked eggs for Simple Summer Salad if their cold.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 225 calories, 18 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 113 mg cholesterol, 211 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 13 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.