seven layer salad

Classic Seven Layer Salad Recipe

A beautifully layered salad that is topped with a sweet and tangy dressing, cheddar cheese and bacon and a huge hit at parties and pot lucks.


  • 1 head iceberg lettuce shredded
  • 1 package grape tomatoes halved
  • 2 cups cauliflower florets diced into small pieces
  • 6 hard boiled eggs sliced
  • 1 12 ounce pkg frozen peas thawed
  • 1 small red onion chopped


  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup freshly shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 12 ounces bacon cooked and crumbled


  1. In a trifle bowl or large glass bowl, layer the lettuce followed by the grape tomatoes, cauliflower, hard boiled eggs, peas and red onion.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the dressing ingredients and spread on top of salad.
  3. Sprinkle cheddar cheese and crumbled bacon on top.
  4. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 8 hours before serving.

Recipe Notes

Recipe courtesy of Old World Garden Farms