Nine-Layer Salad

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. + chilling


8 servings

Updated: Oct. 14, 2022
Creamy and crunchy, this delightful dish is loaded with popular salad ingredients such as green pepper, green onions, frozen peas and bacon. It’s a colorful accompaniment to Mom’s spaghetti. —Anne Halfhill, Worthington, Ohio


  • 4 cups torn iceberg lettuce
  • 4 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cup each chopped green pepper, celery and green onions
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas, thawed and patted dry
  • 1-1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Romano cheese
  • 1 cup crumbled cooked bacon


  1. In a large salad bowl, layer the lettuce, spinach, green pepper, celery, green onions and peas. Spread with mayonnaise. Combine the cheeses; sprinkle cheeses and bacon over mayonnaise. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 418 calories, 38g fat (7g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 847mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 11g protein.