9 Layered Summer Salad!

 

 

9 Layered Summer Salad!

Salads are my most favorite thing to make. I love the mix of all the fresh vegetables that can be added to a salad and the taste of a salad is out of this world in my opinion. Especially if the salad is made right!

For the past few years when ever there is a potluck I am always asked to bring the salad. It is the one thing that I always seem to get right when it comes to cooking! Super simple and delicious!

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Ingredients:

16 oz bagged salad mix
1 bundle radishes diced
1 small purple onion diced
6oz frozen peas
6 oz shredded cheese
10 oz cherry tomatoes 
16 oz baby corn diced
1 4oz container bacon bits
16 oz artichokes drained and diced

 Directions: 

1.  First I start off the salad with 1-2 handfuls of lettuce out of the bag mix. Of course you will want to make sure your hands are clean 😉 You will also need to layer this salad in a see through bowl so that you can really see the effect of the layers.

2. Next I layer the sliced radishes. I only layer the radishes in a ring around the inside of the bowl leaving a gap in the middle where I can place more lettuce. This allows you to have enough lettuce in your salad and not just a bowl full of toppings.

3. Place enough lettuce in between the layers of radishes so that the layer will be even. Then add diced onion in a ring leaving a gap between the onion as well for more lettuce. To better help you understand you can view the picture below…..

4. After filling the gap with more lettuce making the layer of onion even I add a ring of frozen peas and then cheese. Making sure to fill the gap with lettuce just as I had done before.

5. The next thing I place in the bowl is the tomatoes. You can use these hole or dice them. It’s your choice. This is the layer where I stop adding lettuce in the middle. I just layer the tomatoes all the way across the top of the bowl.

6. On the tomatoes I then layer the baby corn, then the artichokes. Both of these layers will also go all the way across the top of the bowl.

7. Last but not least I add the Bacon Bits. I just spread them all the way across the top of the artichokes to create the 9th layer!

 

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This salad always turns out amazing! It is very simple and looks stunning! It will be the perfect addition to any pot lucks you might be attending this summer! Enjoy!

 

Don’t forget to click the ‘Magic’ button below for Nutritional Information and Weight Watcher’s points for this recipe!

Comments

  1. Jenna Wood says:

    My father makes something similar every Thanksgiving and it is one of the highlights at our table!

  2. This looks absolutely delicious!!

  3. Looks great! I love the colors.

  4. Robin Wilson says:

    Well we finally had a warm day here, 80 degrees! Woohoo! It’s okay that it is supposed to cool down and rain, I am ready for some fresh fruits and veggies that this warmer weather will bring! This salad just makes my mouth water! I want a bowl like that to make it in. Great for pot luck or buffet!

  5. that salad would be soo great for potlucks!!

    xo,
    Sandy
    Sandy a la Mode

  6. This looks great! I will have to bookmark this so I can make it later on. With just a few tweaks, it will fit right in with my clean eating lifestyle. Thanks so much for the recipe!

  7. That looks so good! I’m getting so many great recipes for food to bring up to the pool this summer. Thank you for sharing!

  8. This is beautiful!

    I would love for you to share and link up at my TGIF Link Party.
    http://apeekintomyparadise.blogspot.com/2013/05/tgif-link-party-2.html

    Hugs, Cathy

  9. Love this salad! It is a family favorite for holidays…so easy and you can make it the night before!

  10. william saylor says:

    I will be making this my family loves salads.

  11. Perfect for summer!

  12. I always think these look so pretty! I saw you linked up at Judy’s hop and came to take a look. The salad looks delicious.

  13. Beautiful dish! Thanks for linking up to Marvelous Mondays at Call Me PMc ~Paula

  14. Looks great! Can’t wait to try!

  15. The salad looks amazing and I love all the ingredients ! Thanks for sharing 😉

  16. I love baby corns!! This salad looks yummy!

  17. I’m going to try this . It looks so pretty and delicious!

  18. Debbie Welchert says:

    This salad looks so good. I’m going to have to make a smaller version for my family. I can’t wait to try it. I love salads and I’m sure this one is going to be at the top of my list.

  19. Oh my YUM! and cute and healthy! Thanks for linking up to Monday Funday!

  20. What a beautiful salad!! Looks so tasty and fresh, yum!! I’ve never thought of layering a salad before, I need to try this!

    ~Jen @ Yummy. Healthy. Easy.

  21. Your salad looks so fun. Love it!

  22. Now this is something I’m going to try this summer when I have company coming over. It looks so pretty!

  23. love having a beautiful salad – and this is surely beautiful!

    Found you at Tuesdays Table!

  24. that is like art :o) I once saw layered salads like this made individual in canning jars. each person had a beautiful salad at their place setting, fun huh?
    Emily @ Nap-Time Creations

  25. The salad looks so great layered like that. What a great idea to bring to a pot luck. It’s low calorie, vegan ( without the bacon bits) , Gluten Free.. which is perfect for me Thanks for the recipe. I’m pinning it for the summer

  26. Looks great! Would be perfect for summer get togethers! Thanks for sharing at Sweet & Savory Saturdays #12!

    ~Amber
    Dessert Now, Dinner Later!
    http://dessertnowdinnerlater.blogspot.com

  27. Wow! This is so pretty and it makes salad so much more fun to eat!

  28. This looks and sounds wonderful! Thank you for sharing this on Fluster’s Creative Muster Party!

    Robin
    Fluster Buster

  29. This is such a pretty salad…like a food-centerpiece!
    Thanks so much for sharing it on Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop.
    Hope I’ll see you back next week 🙂

  30. Love veggies and this salad looks fantastic!!

    Thank you for partying with the Wildly Original Crowd.
    <3 Christina at I Gotta Create!

  31. This is so pretty! I saw it on Stone Gable, and it is definitely feature worthy 🙂 Have a great week!

  32. Wow, this not only looks beautiful, but delicious! Thanks for linking up with “Try a New Recipe Tuesday!” 🙂

  33. This salad just screams summer – so pretty! Thank you so much for sharing at Mom On Timeout!

  34. Ginger@gingersnapcrafts.com says:

    Featuring YOU today! 🙂

    Ginger @ GingerSnapCrafts.com

    http://www.gingersnapcrafts.com/2013/05/over-20-things-to-make-this-summer.html

  35. Wow.. this looks so good and so easy to make! What a salad!

  36. Looks different then the ones I usually see. I’ll have to try this!

  37. (7 layer salad review) I use to make this 7 layer salad all the time a few years ago, it’s been awhile. It is a great summer salad to make for any get together.

  38. vickie couturier says:

    that looks so good,an easy to make,thanks

  39. From the colors of the layers to how delicious looks, we love it and cant wait to try it! Thank you, amazing creativity!

    Ananasa.com- Home For Handmade

  40. SO pretty!!

  41. Krista this looks wonderful – perfect summer salad – meal! I appreciate you sharing your recipe with Home and Garden Thursday,
    Kathy

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