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Overnight Layered Lettuce Salad

This classic is a family favorite from a church cookbook I've had for 40 years. The bacon adds a fabulous crunch. —Mary Brehm, Cape Coral, Florida
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    16 servings (1 cup each)

Ingredients

  • 1 medium head iceberg lettuce, torn
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 2 cups frozen peas (about 10 ounces)
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 12 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries

Directions

  • In a 4-qt. or 13x9-in. glass dish, layer the first 5 ingredients. In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise and sugar; spoon over salad, spreading to cover.
  • Sprinkle top with cheese, bacon and cranberries. Refrigerate, covered, overnight.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 206 calories, 16g fat (4g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 250mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.