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12-Hour Salad

Rated as 4.6 out of 5 Stars

"'THIS RECIPE was Mom's scrumptious scheme to get her kids to eat vegetables. She never had any trouble when she served this colorful crunchy salad. Mom thought this salad was a real bonus for the cook since it must be made the night before.'"
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Ingredients

20 m servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. Place salad greens in a 3-qt. bowl or 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. dish. Top with layers of celery, green peppers, onion and peas; do not toss.
  2. In a bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream and sugar; spread over vegetables. Sprinkle with cheese and bacon. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

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Most helpful positive review

This recipe is the best ever!! I made a couple small substitutions in my version though. I replaced the mayonaise with extra virgin olive oil and the sour cream with vinegar. I don't really care...

Most helpful critical review

I didn't like the mayonnaise dressing.

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This recipe is the best ever!! I made a couple small substitutions in my version though. I replaced the mayonaise with extra virgin olive oil and the sour cream with vinegar. I don't really care...

I make a salad very much like this ALL the time because it is super tasty and looks good for company. My version includes only 1 cup of celery, and replaces the red onion with 8 scallions, but a...

I made a few changes, but the base salad here is great. I used Miracle Whip instead of the Sourcream/mayo combo, substituted splenda for the sugar, canned leseur peas for the frozen, and real ba...

This is a very good salad...we know it as seven layer salad. I like the addition of sour cream..it should be even better.

My husband and I love this salad and enjoy it often in the summer. If I have extra green veggies around, they'll go in too. I've added a layer of chopped broccoli and a layer of green onions, gr...

I made this recipe for a family reunion and it was excellent. I did make a few changes. 1. No celery. 2. Red bell peppers instead of green. 3. Green onions instead of red. 4. I added water che...

Very good. Make it with a clear bowl so you can see all the layers. And next time I will add the veggies I really like . Loooooved the dressing. A personal fave now!

I didn't like the mayonnaise dressing.

I enjoyed this dish very much! I used vegetarian bacon instead of normal bacon, and low fat mayonaise instead of regular, because of my diet. I think refridgerating it overnight leaves the cream...