Overnight Spinach Salad for Fifty

Total Time
24hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 24 hrs

When serving a large crowd, make-ahead recipes are a must to keep the stress levels down and to leave time for more enjoyable activities on the day of the big event. This spinach salad has a refreshing lemon dressing that is sure to please. This needs to be made 12 to 24 hours in advance.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In two 5 quart bowls, layer spinach, eggs, bacon, mushrooms, Romaine, and onion.
  2. In seperate bowl, combine sour cream, mayonnaise, lemon juice, salt, and pepper, and spread the mixture evenly over both salads.
  3. Sprinkle both salads with cheddar cheese and refrigerate for 12 to 24 hours.
  4. Just before serving, add peas to salad and toss to combine.


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This was wonderful made exactly as written! When feeding a large crowd, anything that can be made in advance is a blessing. Thanks for sharing!

SusieQusie April 11, 2006

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