Cooking Light's Seven-Layer Salad

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Ms B.

From the June 2006 issue of Cooking Light magazine. They recommend serving this with their Creamy Stove-Top Macaroni and Cheese for a complete meal. I like the addition of the kidney beans as a protein source. Can be whipped up quickly for dinner, or made ahead and refrigerated overnight. I haven't made the full salad, and instead downsized to fit in a small loaf pan for just my Hubby and myself.

Top Review by Codychop

Great mix of veggies. The salad dressing was just OK. I guess I'm just not the biggest fan of Ranch. My husband Hoover'd this up!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Layer lettuce, beans, tomatoes, cucumbers, and carrots in that order in a large bowl.
  2. Combine sour cream and ranch dressing.
  3. Spread dressing mixture over carrot layer.
  4. Top with shredded cheddar cheese.
  5. Cover and chill.

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