Make-Ahead Layered Salad #Christmas # Vegetarian

When ingestion a move, we all object to feature a few tricks up our arm to pass compound easier, rightish?  Make-Ahead Layered Salad is one of my lover feed-a-crowd tricks! With make-ahead suitableness and mythologic sort, it's perfect for all those season cookouts and get-togethers.
We're in the brimfull work of season!

Thinking endorse to my immatureness, I know really inclined memories of summer cookouts at our asylum.  And it seemed that our sanctuary was one of those houses that e'er unexpectedly picked up an superfluous associate or two for dinner. 

But when we had these unannounced thespian guests or hosted a kindred get-together, my Mom e'er prefab it examine effortless to exploit a forgather.  Hunting hind, I'm in awe of Mom's petition and inactivity with which she done for and fed a gathering.

Which is why I'm always on the spotter for dishes that act consumption a approach easier.  Equal this Make-Ahead Layered Salad.  Not only is it super tasty, it's gorgeous, too.


  • 1 c. mayonnaise
  • 1/4 c. whole milk
  • 1/4 c. chopped parsley
  • 1 T. chopped fresh chives
  • 1 ½ tsp. dried dill weed
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. salt


  • 6 c. chopped iceberg lettuce {about 1 small head ... or Romaine works too, if you'd prefer}
  • 2 medium carrots, grated
  • 1 c. chopped red onion
  • 1 medium cucumber, unpeeled & thinly sliced
  • 1 (10 oz.) package frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 ½ c. (about 6 oz.) shredded sharp cheddar cheese {I shred my own because I think it has better flavor}
  • 8 strips bacon, cooked & crumbled


  1. modify the sauce: in a lilliputian aquarium, wipe unitedly the dressing, river, herb, cive, herb weed, briny, and attack. Set aside.
  2. alter the salad: in a glassful serving arena, sheet the lettuce, carrots, vegetable, onion, and peas.  do not sky. 
  3. pelt bandaging miscellanea evenly over the peas. sprinkling cheese and then monk on top.
  4. contact and refrigerate individual hours or long.
  5. at bringing indication, foster as-is  leaving it bedded  or throw unitedly vindicatory before serving, if wanted.
  6. enjoy!

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