Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 12 servings
With just a little verticality, salads go from bland to beautiful! 7-Layer Salad has layers of fresh garden vegetables like cool lettuce and spicy red onion, with layers of sharp cheddar and salty, fatty bacon for extra enjoyment. With a tangy, sweet, and cheesy dressing, 7-Layer Salad has everything you want in both a salad and a meal. This is a salad that will win over even the most devoted carnivore.
Ingredients• 1 pound bacon • 1 large head of iceberg lettuce, rinsed, dried, and chopped • 1 red onion, chopped • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen green peas, thawed • 10 ounces cheddar cheese, shredded • 1 cup cauliflower, chopped • 1 1/4 cups mayonnaise • 2 tablespoons white sugar • 2/3 cup parmesan cheese, grated
In a large, deep skillet, cook the bacon over medium-high heat until browned and crispy.
Crumble the bacon and set it aside.
In a large, flat bowl, place a layer of the chopped lettuce.
Layer the onion, peas, shredded cheese, cauliflower, and bacon (in that order) on top of the lettuce.
Whisk together the mayonnaise, sugar, and parmesan cheese to make the dressing.
Drizzle the dressing over the salad.
Refrigerate the salad until chilled and then serve.