"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

7 Layer Salad Recipe

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Suzanne Kuhn
Added: Wednesday, November 19, 2008


1 head of lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces
1/2 cup celery, finely diced
1/2 cup green pepper, thinly sliced
1 10oz frozen peas, run under cold water and drain
1/3 cup carrots, grated
1 cucumber, chopped
1 bunch green onion
1 1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 Tablespoon sugar
1 cup finely shredded cheddar cheese
5 slices bacon, crisp-cooked and crumbled

Spread lettuce in 9 X 13 glass pan. Add layer; celery , green pepper, peas carrots, cucumber. IN separate bowl mix mayonnaise and sugar; spread over top of layers to seal. Cover and refrigerate at least 8 hours. When ready to serve, sprinkle crumbled bacon and cheese on top.




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