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Simple Summer Salad

Although my family is not big on salads, they love this version resembling seven-layer salad. We especially enjoy it on summer days when it's too hot to eat a really big meal. - Carol Stone, Rankin, Illinois
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 3 cups torn lettuce
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 4 hard-boiled large eggs, chopped
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Cool for 5 minutes. In a large bowl, toss the lettuce, cheese, tomato, onion, eggs and beef. Add mayonnaise, salt and pepper; toss to coat. Serve immediately.
It will be easier to chop the hard-cooked eggs for Simple Summer Salad if their cold.

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