Layered Summertime Salad

READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
Recipe by carolinafan

This is a great do ahead salad. Keeps well.

Top Review by Montana Heart Song

Excellent taste! I used both red and green bell peppers because I had on hand. I also added 1/4 tsp dry mustard to the dressing and refrigerated 24 hours. Thanks for posting.!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta as directed on package; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  2. Mix pasta, onions and half of the bacon in medium bowl. Mix mayonnaise, cheese, lemon juice, sugar and garlic powder in small bowl.
  3. Layer salad greens, pasta mixture, pea pods, cauliflowerets, broccoli and bell pepper in 3-1/2-quart salad bowl. Pour mayonnaise mixture evenly over top.
  4. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours. Sprinkle with remaining bacon just before serving.

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