Layered Picnic Salad


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.


  • 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


  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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