Simple Layered Salad

READY IN: 12hrs 20mins
Recipe by Gator Lady

My husband used to have a restaurant & when we would cater events we always made this salad. It was always a hit and never any leftovers, just a bit different from most on the site. The lettuce stays crisp for several days, excellent for a lite lunch. Hope you enjoy.

Top Review by cookinpossum

This was very quick and easy to make. I needed something quick and cool to make for a meeting I had one night. Got home and the only things I had to cook were the eggs and bacon. Just placed all ingredients in a covered, rectangular, plastic container and that was it. I did not use onion(personal pref) and in the dressing I used season salt and cajun seasoning instead but those were the only changes I made. It was a big hit on a hot, almost-summer evening.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. I use a 13 cup plastic container, with lid.
  2. Mix mayonnaise with seasonings & sugar, make sure sugar dissolves, put aside.
  3. Place lettuce on bottom of container.
  4. Add onion, eggs, then peas.
  5. Put dressing on top of these layers, smooth out & seal to sides of container.
  6. Top dressing with bacon, then cheese as top layer.
  7. Cover & refrigerate for at least 12 hours up to 24 hours.
  8. You can mix it up before serving, but we just portion out what we want.
  9. For a large crowd, you can double or triple this easily and feed a bunch of people.
  10. Cooking time is refrigerator time.

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