Layered Picnic Salad

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Recipe: Layered Picnic Salad

Summary: This salad usually has something for everyone with all the different components of sweet, salty, crunchy and creamy. It is important however, that all the ingredients are at their prime.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 head Iceberg Lettuce, shredded
  • 1/2 medium red onion, diced
  • 2 medium carrots, shredded
  • 2 cups frozen baby peas
  • 1 medium red pepper, diced
  • 1/2 pound bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 6 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Dressing:
  • 1 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Layer the ingredients in the order listed into a trifle or other glass bowl reserving some of the bacon if desired to sprinkle on top.
  2. Whisk the dressing ingredients in a separate bowl making sure to taste for seasoning. Spread dressing over entire bowl making sure to cover the entire surface. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for a couple of hours. Before serving add reserved bacon bits.

Preparation time: 20 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 6

Recipe adapted from: Susikochenundbacken

 

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