I’ve made this salad twice in the last week. It is major crowd-pleaser. You may or may not be familiar with this recipe. It is an oldie but a goodie, so I wanted to make sure I shared it. I first had this at Thanksgiving for my husband’s family back when we were dating. My husband’s aunt made it, and I immediately wanted the recipe.
Every time I make this, everyone always wants the recipe. So now I share it with you!
The possibilities of veggies are up to you. Some people add eggs, red onions, tomatoes, etc. I keep mine simple with only green veggies.
- 1 head iceberg lettuce, chopped
- 1 cucumber, diced
- 1 green bell pepper, diced
- 1-2 stalks celery, diced
- 2 green onions, chopped
- ¾ cup frozen peas
- ½ packet ranch dressing mix
- 1½ cups mayo (I use Hellman's)
- 1 tsp sugar
- Oscar Meyer "Real Bacon Bits"
- 1½ cups shredded cheddar or colby jack
- Mix up ranch dressing mix, mayo, and sugar. Set aside.
- Layer all ingredients: lettuce, cucumber, green bell pepper, celery, and green onions.
- Top with dollops of dressing and spread it over veggies. Sprinkle with cheese and bacon bits.
- Refrigerate at least 3 hours to overnight.
Other sides you might love:
Frito Corn Salad
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