Total Time
5hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 5 hrs

A little fresh basil in the dressing brings this make ahead salad up to date. It takes minutes to make and is always the dish that disappears at potlucks. Cooking time is chill time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Layer spinach, 1 cup cheese, the mushrooms, onions, tomatoes,and peas in 3-quart serving bowl.
  2. Mix mayo, sour cream, and basil.
  3. Spread over salad, completely covering top of salad. Cover.
  4. Refrigerate at least 5 hours.
  5. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese and the bacon jut before serving.