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Special Layered Salad Recipe

Special Layered Salad Recipe

Tiny shrimp make this salad something special. Layered with romaine, green pepper, onion, peas, cheese and crumbled bacon, this pretty salad never lasts long when my mom makes it. -Jacinta Ransom, South Haven, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:8-10 servings


  • 1 pound torn romaine
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas
  • 1-1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 can (4 ounces) tiny shrimp, rinsed and drained
  • 4 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 medium tomato, cut into wedges
  • 3 hard-boiled large eggs, cut into wedges
  • Paprika and minced fresh parsley


  • 1. In a large bowl, layer the romaine, green pepper, onion, peas, mayonnaise and cheese. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.
  • 2. Just before serving, top with the shrimp, bacon, tomato and eggs. Sprinkle with paprika and parsley. Yield: 8-10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 408 calories, 36g fat (9g saturated fat), 127mg cholesterol, 555mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 12g protein.

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JodiLB User ID: 1362822 100838
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2010

"My family loved it. I added a little sugar to the mayo and used a sweet onion."

Isolda User ID: 2915263 90055
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2010

"This beautiful salad gets lots of "oohs" and "aahs." The tiny shrimp really do make it different and special."

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