Layered Salad With Poppy Seed Dressing

Total Time
30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is a gorgeous layered salad presented in a glass trifle bowl! As a side dish for your party, a little of this salad goes a long way in giving your guests a nutritious combination of fresh greens, oven roasted chicken, and a wonderful savory dressing. Also great for a lunch -or- as a main course for a light dinner. Would be lovely for Derby Day or Mother's Day. From Boar's Head via Kentucky Derby Party. Tip: To make this a vegetarian salad, you can easily replace the chicken chunks with cubes of cheese (such as cheddar or swiss) and/or hard-cooked eggs, and it is just as good. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Whisk the dressing ingredients just until creamy,and set aside (tip: pour the dressing into a glass gravy boat for easy serving).
  2. Layer the salad in a glass bowl, such as a trifle bowl beginning with the Romaine lettuce.
  3. Follow with the mango, fennel, berries, red lettuce, chicken, mint, and melon.
  4. Drizzle the dressing over the top and crown with a sprig of mint.