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Kentucky Seven Layer Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Kentucky Seven Layer Salad, by , is from Generations of Good Eating, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lauren Foster
Added: Saturday, March 8, 2008


1 head of lettuce, torn
4 ribs of celery, chopped
1 bunch of green onions, chopped
2 10 oz. boxes of frozen peas, thawed but not cooked
8 oz. package of shaved ham
9 Hard boiled eggs
1-1/2 cups sour cream
1-1/2 cups mayonnaise
1/3 cup white sugar
1/2 cup grated Cheddar cheese
Bacon bits

Place lettuce in bottom of large casserole dish. Layer the celery over the lettuce, green onion over the celery, and peas over the onions. Chop up the ham and layer over the vegetables. Place a layer of sliced hard-boiled eggs over the ham.

Make a dressing by combining the sour cream, sugar and mayonnaise. Pour dressing over eggs. Sprinkle the cheese over the dressing. Sprinkle bacon bits over the cheese. Chill well before serving.




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