I've made this recipe a few times now and it turned out great every times. I made just a few adjustments - exchanged a can of sliced water chestnuts, coarsely chopped for the cucumber and omitted the hard boiled egg. The seasoned salt really makes the dressing, although I cut back a bit since 2t. is pretty salty. I also always use Hellman's mayo w/olive oil.
OMG. This was so easy to make. I used my mandolin for all the veggies. I thought the dressing tasted a little funny as I made it, but once I had it WITH the salad....WOW. No one could stop eating this and I was more than happy to take what little leftovers of it we had, home. I made it about 24 hours ago, and just had another bowl and was happy to find out that it really WASN'T soggy and just as good! Definitely a keeper!! THANK YOU for submitting this!
This salad is wonderful! I usually use spinach rather than iceberg lettuce and it's very good that way, too.
Terrific in every way! My wife made this in the morning for an extended family dinner later that day. Cooled down wonderfully in the reffer, and made us all think of summer when we shared it at dinner. Two slight changes my wife made to this recipe: used Romaine lettuce in place of Iceberg; and a pound of bacon in place of the 1/2 lb suggested. Tasty.
I made this for a gathering and it was a big hit. I was worried that it might make too much dressing for the greens, but that wasn't the case. I added one chopped tomato over the dressing -around the edge for color. I removed about half of the tomato pulp before adding, as I didn't want to water down the dressing. The red really popped against the trifle bowl. This salad is not only delicious, but makes for a gorgeous display.
I LOVE LOVE this salad. It is so easy to put together and it travels and holds up well. I have made this for a lot of party. It is really a great salad for summer.
Rita you really know your stuff. Keep giving us more recipes like this.
Thank you for a great and easy put together salad.
Sooooooo good! A huge hit at the party - people had seconds! Followed the recipe exactly, but did add a little extra bacon and used 4 finely chopped eggs (it was a big bowl). I'm already craving this salad again!!
I love, love, love this recipe! My mom made this a lot when I was younger but always felt that there was too much mayo in hers. She lost her recipe so this one has taken it's place. This 7 layer salad turned out absolutely amazing! Thanks for sharing.
Everyone thought the salad was wonderful...my friend who does not like peas ate it. She said that it was the best salad she every had.
This ia a good salad but when i make it i use bacon bits instead of regular bacon and for the dressing i use hellmans mayo and mix lemon juice,and sugar,also fresh dill in it and omit the hard boiled everyone always loves it!