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7 Layer Salad Recipe

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1 medium head of lettuce, shredded
1/2 cup red onion, chopped
1/2 cup green pepper, chopped
1/2 cup celery, chopped
1 package of frozen peas
1 cup mayonnaise
2 tbsp. sugar
4 oz. grated cheddar cheese
1/2 jar bacon bits

Shred lettuce.
Layer lettuce on bottom of serving dish.
Then layer other ingredients in order until you reach mayonnaise.
Spread mayonnaise over all of the ingredients. It may take more than the amount listed.
Shake sugar on top of mayonnaise.
Then top with grated cheese and bacon bits.
Chill 8 hours.




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