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Seven Layer Salad or, The Post I Never Posted Because the Pictures Were Ugly

This has been in my drafts since March. Why haven't I posted it? Because I hated how the pictures turned out. I didn't use the right size bowl and the bacon got burnt. However, I decided to go ahead and post it, ugly pictures and all, because even though it is fall now, it's still a good recipe. Feel free to send me your pictures when you make this. I am sure your pictures will look better than mine!

It is springtime where I live, which means that it is time for Easter lunches, family reunions, and dinner on the grounds. Seven Layer Salad is one of the most beautiful side dishes you will see at one of these events and is one of my favorites. It is crisp, creamy, delicious, and super easy to prepare. You will want to prepare this in a deep, clear dish as it is so visually appealing.

Ingredients: lettuce, celery, canned sugar peas, onion, mayonnaise, sugar, grated cheese, bacon

Step 1: Prepare ingredients and layer in dish as listed. Step 2: Cover and refrigerate for several hours before serving.


Seven Layer Salad


1 head of lettuce, broken up

1 c. chopped celery

1 large can of sugar peas, drained

1 onion, chopped

Mayonnaise (enough to cover entire area)

2 Tbsp. sugar

Grated cheese (enough for 1 layer)

Bacon, fried and crumbled

Layer in dish as listed. Cover and refrigerate for several hours before serving.

Source: Member, A Southern Bit of Heaven from the Families of Lawings Chapel Baptist Church, 1989

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This is a classic that must be revisited! Keep posting!

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