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Friday, August 19, 2016

7 layer salad

August was always a time for family reunions in our family. If you are attending or hosting a reunion this 7 layer salad may be the perfect dish to take. The salad serves between 12 to 14 or more depending on serving size. I hope that you enjoy your Sundays in August as well as well as this beautiful salad. 

5 cups chopped green leaf lettuce
2 cups seeded, chopped tomatoes
2 cups chopped yellow bell pepper
1 (12-ounce) package frozen green peas, thawed
2 cups chopped radishes
2 cups diced seedless cucumber
Seven-Layer Salad Dressing (recipe follows) Garnish: shredded Cheddar cheese, crumbled cooked bacon
1. In a 3 1/2-quart glass bowl, layer lettuce, tomatoes, bell pepper, peas, radishes, and cucumber. Top with dressing, spreading edges to seal. Cover, and refrigerate for 4 hours to overnight. Garnish with cheese and bacon, if desired.
Seven-Layer Salad Dressing
Makes about 2 cups
2 cups mayonnaise
1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
1/4 cup chopped fresh dill
4 teaspoons Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons onion powder
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, chives, dill, Dijon mustard, onion powder, and pepper, stirring well.


  1. This sounds so yummy!! I love a good salad.

    1. yep and summer time to me is salad time

  2. My mom makes something similar, but i really like the color and healthy veggies added to your version! I want to try it!

  3. IT really is good and yes there are several versions of this salad
    thanks for visiting

  4. Wow! It looks yummy! I'll have to try this.

  5. my mother always made this salad around easter time. It is a favrite of ours!


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