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Seven Layer Mixed Up Salad Recipe
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Seven Layer Mixed Up Salad

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"This recipe is a quick and easy alternative to the traditional 7 layer salad. Great for summer get togethers."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 10 mins

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, gently mix the peas, sour cream, Cheddar cheese, green onions, celery, tomatoes, and bacon pieces. Season with salt, pepper, and dry ranch salad dressing mix. Chill at least 1 hour before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Oct 30, 2007

I thought this was good, but I missed the lettuce. Next time I will use this as a topping on a bed of lettuce, and it will be perfect.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 03, 2014

This was not my favorite "layered salad", but it was certainly alot quicker to put together. I increased the ranch seasoning considerably, but still never got the flavor I was looking for, even after letting it chill for about 20 hours. I served it on a bed of iceberg lettuce. Thanks for sharing your recipe, triplesec!

 
Jul 01, 2005

I've made it a couple of times. I'm not fond of onions so I left them out the second time. The sweetness of the peas is great with the crunch of the celery and bacon. I added another teaspoon of salad dressing mix the second time. TIP: I tossed the half frozen peas in because I was late for a potluck. It kept the mixture cold until I got there. A friend suggested I add roasted peanuts next time.

 
Nov 28, 2007

Made it for a potluck and had to give the recipe to everyone there. I did quarter the tomatoes to make them alittle easier to eat. Also added a little mayo to the sour cream.

 
Oct 11, 2008

Thanks for sharing. For those of you who think its a little bland add an extra tsp of ranch seasoning. I like to put this on a bed of lettuce, no dressing needed. Also very great for the brown bag lunch, just keep the luttuce seperate until ready to eat. You can also use 1/2 mayo & 1/2 sour cream and toss with cooked pasta of your choice and you have a wonderful Bacon Ranch Suddenly Salad. Wonderful recipe thanks again for sharing.

 
Apr 05, 2006

What do you do with a box of peas and some leftover cooked bacon? Make this salad! Not content to leave well enough alone, I made a few changes. Didn't have grape tomatoes - used a chopped, seeded tomato instead. Added crushed garlic, dill, extra ranch powder, a bit of cayenne pepper and a splash of red wine vinegar. I also threw in a few tablespoons of mayo and used half cheddar, half bleu cheese. Yummy!

 
Aug 06, 2008

People at the picnic I took this salad to raved about it. I liked this recipe but I wished I had cooked the peas and not merely thawed them. The salad was better the longer it sat in the fridge but it was absolutely BEST when I stirred the remainder into store bought potato salad. I don't think I will ever make potato salad any other way again.

 
Jul 10, 2005

I added a little more ranch mix than called for. Excellent recipe.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 162 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 9.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 27 mg
  • 9%
  • Fat
  • 10.4 g
  • 16%
  • Fiber
  • 2.5 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 8.5 g
  • 17%
  • Sodium
  • 389 mg
  • 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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