Total TimePrep: 20 min. + chilling
- 8 cups torn mixed salad greens
- 1-1/2 cups chopped celery
- 2 medium green peppers, chopped
- 1 medium red onion, chopped
- 2-1/2 cups frozen peas (about 10 ounces), thawed
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 1 cup sour cream
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/2 pound bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
- Place greens in a 3-qt. bowl or 13x9-in. dish. Layer with celery, peppers, onion and peas.
- Mix mayonnaise, sour cream and sugar; spread over top. Sprinkle with cheese and bacon. Refrigerate, covered, 12 hours or overnight.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 280 calories, 23g fat (7g saturated fat), 22mg cholesterol, 347mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein.
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Jun 13, 2018
I've been making this salad for over 40 years, except I call it 7 Layer Salad. The only difference is my recipe doesn't call for sour cream. I will have to try it that way! I have made with and without the bacon and it is good either way.,
Jan 14, 2018
Oldie but goody recipe as I grew up on this salad. Mom used to have a layer of broccoli or cauliflower (or both) in her salad. She sometimes put sliced hard boiled eggs in it for added protein.
Feb 27, 2016
My Mom made this for years. Her recipe is almost identical, except hers has a layer of 5 chopped up hard boiled eggs. I think the eggs really add to it. Love this recipe!
Jan 1, 2015
I wasn't sure how I would feel about this recipe because I'm not crazy about mayonnaise or sour cream but boy was I surprised! This salad was a huge hit at Christmas dinner and I really enjoyed it myself. I couldn't believe that the veggies stayed crunchy despite sitting in the fridge overnight. I did use more bacon and cheese than what the recipe called for but thats just because it was a holiday and who doesn't like that stuff?! This will be a staple in our house from now on!
Oct 3, 2013
Amazing flavours, everyone loved this salad, it was the 1st to get eaten at our barbeque/party! It doesn't go soggy, stays fresh, and the flavour of the bacon goes right through overnight. I will make this again for sure.
Apr 1, 2013
Deliscious! Made this for a barbeque and it went even before the potato salad, everyone loved it! Thelettuce keptfresh andthebaconflavourwentrightthrough. I couldeat this often!
Mar 10, 2012
My family just loved this salad. I will be making this again, I will make it one day,then stir everything and keep in refrig for more taste. I can hardly wait to hear the reviews.
Nov 1, 2011
This recipe is so delicious. And, the funny thing is, even the wilted leftovers taste delicious. I also use a chopped hard boiled egg. Very yummy.
Aug 20, 2011
The key is letting it sit overnight. I love the way the flavors meld together. The mayo - sour cream seals it off in the fridge. I got this recipe from a friend over 20 years ago. I still love it!
Jun 16, 2011
I don't use green peppers or sugar or sour cream. I use Best Foods mayo only and I use sweet onions. I put shredded cheddar cheese on the top. This dish travels well if you use frozen peas and make it right before you leave. Also, it's great for a BBQ as the peas keep it cold for a while.It would be great if all of the recipes would show the calories, carbs, etc. WITHOUT the mayo, etc. in case you were on a diet and wanted to use a diet dressing of your own choice.