This layered salad has to be one of my favorite picnic foods.  Usually I make a ton of it so there are leftovers… so much I get sick of eating it!  Its so simple to throw together and serve at your next picnic or potluck.  Enjoy!

Layered Salad | Mini Van Dreams

Layered Salad

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8
Chef Julia -


  • 1 bag Iceberg lettuce larger pieces torn
  • 1 green pepper deseeded and diced
  • 1 large red onion diced
  • 6 hard boiled eggs diced
  • 1 - 10 ounce bag frozen peas uncooked
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 package bacon pieces
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 pint whipped salad dressing like Miracle Whip


  1. In a bowl, mix sugar, white pepper and whipped salad dressing.
  2. In another large bowl, Layer remaining ingredients i the order listed, except for bacon and cheese.
  3. Spread salad dressing mixture over top of salad, to the edges of the bowl to "seal" the flavors in.
  4. Top with cheese and bacon.
  5. Refrigerated for at least 3 hours, or overnight.
  6. Prior to serving, toss salad together.
Nutrition Facts
Layered Salad
Amount Per Serving (0 g)
Calories 0
% Daily Value*
Fat 0g0%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 0mg0%
Potassium 0mg0%
Carbohydrates 0g0%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 0g0%
Protein 0g0%
Vitamin A 0IU0%
Vitamin C 0mg0%
Calcium 0mg0%
Iron 0mg0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.