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Miss Betty's 24 Hour Lettuce Salad

Rated as 4.82 out of 5 Stars

"A dear friend shared her version of 24 hour salad with me. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do!"
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1 d 30 m servings 249
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Spread the lettuce out on a large serving dish or bowl. Sprinkle the onion, celery, water chestnuts and frozen peas (unthawed) over the lettuce in layers. Spread mayonnaise over the top like a frosting. Sprinkle with sugar and grated cheese. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.
  3. Before serving, sprinkle crumbled bacon over the top, and garnish with tomato wedges, slices of hard-cooked egg, and parsley.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 249 calories; 19.9 11.3 7.5 50 386 Full nutrition

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This is the same recipe that my mom and I use for special occasions. We use grated cheddar cheese and for the seasonings that somone missed in the previous review, we mix an envelope of Hidde...

This salad is great, EXCEPT, there is no seasoning whatsoever. If it had salt and pepper, lemon pepper, seasoned salt or something it would REALLY be outstanding. It was good but rather blah. Se...

I made this for a graduation party and it was a BIG hit... I did make a layer of hard boiled eggs instead of just a few on the top. I did not use use the onion just b/c I am not a fan. Great sal...

This salad was yummy. Made two containers from one recipe so that one could stay in the cooler at the cookout. Didn't stay there long, everyone loved it.

I layered vegetables that I had in the refrigerator and used iceberg lettuce with romaine lettuce. I did not use Parmesan cheese but cheddar. I put in ranch dressing mix with the mayo and sour c...

This was way better than I expected! I added salt and pepper and a tsp of lemon juice to the mayo before spreading it on. I think this helped to make the sauce a little thinner, which I liked ...

This had very good flavors- I did add salt and pepper, but otherwise followed the recipe. My only recommendation would be to put it in a low shallow dish so that the dressing spreads out across ...

This is very pretty (and easy and economical) individually plated on clear glass plates for a bridal or baby shower. For a more manly husband enjoys taking the salad and rolling ...

I got this recipe from a co-worker a few years ago. Every time I make it for potlucks at work, it vanishes. 8)