Twenty-Four Hour Salad


A layered green salad with green peas, celery, bell peppers, Cheddar cheese and bacon sprinkled over all. For other variations, I have substituted or added some of my own favorite ingredients, such as: carrots, eggs, mushrooms, sprouts and seeded cucumbers.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
1 day
Total Time:
1 day 20 mins
6 servings


  • 6 cups shredded iceberg lettuce

  • ½ cup chopped celery

  • ½ cup chopped green bell pepper

  • ½ cup chopped onions

  • ½ cup frozen green peas, thawed and drained

  • 1 ½ cups mayonnaise

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 1 (3 ounce) can bacon bits


  1. In a large transparent bowl, layer lettuce, celery, bell peppers, onions, peas, mayonnaise, sugar and cheese. Sprinkle bacon bits evenly over the top of the salad.

  2. Cover bowl, and refrigerate for 24 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

640 Calories
59g Fat
12g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 640
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 59g 76%
Saturated Fat 16g 78%
Cholesterol 70mg 23%
Sodium 1015mg 44%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 15mg 76%
Calcium 296mg 23%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 207mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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