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Pretty Layered Salad

A salad like this one is an appealing accompaniment to almost any dinner. You can change the mix of ingredients to include layers of your favorites. I like the tangy vinaigrette dressing with it, but ranch and other types are also very good. -Elaine Anderson Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 cups torn fresh spinach
  • 1/2 pound sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • 3 hard-boiled large eggs, chopped
  • 5 cups torn romaine
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, cut into rings
  • 1/2 cup salad croutons
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • DRESSING:
  • 6 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • In a large bowl, layer the spinach, bacon, carrot, eggs, romaine, red pepper, croutons and Parmesan cheese. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the dressing ingredients; shake well. Serve with salad.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 192 calories, 14g fat (4g saturated fat), 89mg cholesterol, 415mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 8g protein.

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