This seven-layer salad takes some inspiration from the salads they sell at Boots (pasta shells and julienned carrots) and some inspiration from my grandmother (curry powder and brown sugar). This makes a really refreshing, flavorful salad that I simply love and that my friends request at barbeques!

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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the pasta, and cook until tender, about 7 minutes. Drain, and rinse under cold water to cool.

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  • Place the carrots in an even layer in the bottom of a large glass bowl, preferably one that is roughly the same diameter from top to bottom. Place the lettuce in a layer over the carrots. Combine the cucumber, peas and corn; spread in a layer over the lettuce. Once the pasta is cooled and drained, then spread that out over the top.

  • In a smaller bowl, stir together the mayonnaise, brown sugar, curry powder, and garlic salt. Spread this carefully over the pasta. Top with shredded Cheddar cheese. Cover, and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts

594.5 calories; 9.3 g protein; 31.7 g carbohydrates; 35.7 mg cholesterol; 538.4 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
11/20/2006
This is really yummy!!! I made it yesterday for a family Thanksgiving/Birthday celebration. Everyone loved it. There were a few people there who didn't even know there was curry in it - good thing because they don't like curry - but when i told them there was curry in they were amazed at how good it was. I would definately make it again. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
01/09/2012
Have tried this twice and both times nobody cared for it at all. Thought I must have done something wrong with it the first time nope we really just do not like it. Read More
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32 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 22
  • 4 star values: 7
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
11/20/2006
This is really yummy!!! I made it yesterday for a family Thanksgiving/Birthday celebration. Everyone loved it. There were a few people there who didn't even know there was curry in it - good thing because they don't like curry - but when i told them there was curry in they were amazed at how good it was. I would definately make it again. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/20/2006
This is really yummy!!! I made it yesterday for a family Thanksgiving/Birthday celebration. Everyone loved it. There were a few people there who didn't even know there was curry in it - good thing because they don't like curry - but when i told them there was curry in they were amazed at how good it was. I would definately make it again. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/15/2010
The dressing on this was awesome! The curry really dresses this standard up. I changed some of the layers but I thought the amount of dressing was just right. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
08/16/2007
I had this for a lunch at my house with lots of women and they all liked it and commented on how good the dressing was. I will make this one again. It was like a meal with the pasta and all the veggies. Great and filling! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/01/2011
WOW! The only change I made was that I used 1 c. light mayo and 1 c. fat free sour cream instead of 2 c. mayo for the dressing. I think I will go back for seconds now!:) Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/01/2011
This was so easy to make and so pretty to look at. I will make this again and again. What a great reason to whip out the trifle dish! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/24/2014
This salad is amazing! I added about 1 tsp extra of brown sugar to the dressing just because I didn't think it was quite sweet enough. I also put in some scallions and cauliflower and next time i would add hard boiled eggs and grape tomatoes. Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
01/09/2012
Have tried this twice and both times nobody cared for it at all. Thought I must have done something wrong with it the first time nope we really just do not like it. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/28/2009
This recipe is quick and easy and produces a salad that impresses with both its looks and its taste! This will be one of my go to recipes for bbq's or potlucks! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/01/2011
I made this for a party once and since then everyone requests it for their parties; it's just wonderfull. Read More
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