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Ham and Swiss Layered Salad

Layered salads rank among the classics in the potluck hall of fame. In this one, the combination of ham, cheese, egg and bacon is like a deconstructed sandwich, making it hearty enough for a main course. —Stacy Huggins, Valley Center, California
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings


  • 2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 cups fresh baby spinach (about 6 ounces)
  • 6 hard-boiled large eggs, chopped
  • 1/2 pound sliced fully cooked ham, cut into strips
  • 4 cups torn iceberg lettuce (about 1/2 head)
  • 2-1/2 cups frozen petite peas (about 10 ounces), thawed, optional
  • 1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 8 ounces sliced Swiss cheese, cut into strips
  • 1/2 pound bacon strips, cooked and crumbled


  • For dressing, mix first five ingredients. In a 3-qt. or larger glass bowl, layer spinach, eggs, ham, lettuce, peas, if desired, and onion. Spread with dressing. Sprinkle with cheese and bacon. Refrigerate, covered, until serving.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 501 calories, 43g fat (12g saturated fat), 137mg cholesterol, 665mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 19g protein.

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