Midwest Seven Layer Salad

A unique blend of veggies in a delicious tangy dressing. Makes a great side dish for any meat. Take it to a picnic or potluck and watch it disappear! The amount of ingredients will depend on what size bowl you choose.

Midwest Seven Layer Salad

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For the dressing: (you may need to double if making a large bowl)


    • 2 cups real mayonaise
    • 3 tbsp white vinegar
    • 3 tbsp sugar
    • ¼ tsp pepper
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • Thin with a little milk, if desired.


    In a clear bowl or trifle dish, layer the following:

    • Iceberg lettuce, torn into bite-sized pieces
    • Chopped green peppers
    • Sliced water chestnuts, drained
    • Frozen peas, slightly thawed
    • Red onions, finely chopped
      Then, spoon on the dressing (recipe above). 
      Finally top with remaining layers:
    • Cooked, crumbled bacon
    • Shredded, extra-sharp cheddar cheese

    Layer it up and dish it out. So good!

      Author: Karen Ehman

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