American Layered Salad


Tenina Holder

Posted February 25, 2020 (Last updated January 12, 2022)



Total Time

2hrs 20mins



This perfect picnic food looks amazing when packed into individual mason jars, though it is a bit fiddly. Alternatively at home, use a large bowl.


  • Cheddar cheese icon
    Cheddar cheese200 gcubed
  • Fresh chives icon
    Fresh chivesas neededfinely chopped
  • Iceberg lettuce icon
    Iceberg lettuce1finely sliced
  • Tomato icon
  • Red onion icon
    Red onion1finely sliced
  • Cucumber icon
    Cucumber1small, sliced
  • Bacon icon
    Bacon100 gfinely diced
  • Egg icon
  • Water icon
    Water500 g
  • Sour cream icon
    Sour cream200 g
  • Mayonnaise icon
    Mayonnaise200 g
  • Dijon mustard icon
    Dijon mustard2 teaspoons
  • Pink himalayan salt flakes icon
    Pink himalayan salt flakesas neededto taste
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepperas neededfreshly ground, to taste
  • Frozen corn icon
    Frozen corn200 g
  • Frozen peas icon
    Frozen peas200 g

  • 1. Fry diced bacon in a fry pan until crispy
  • 2. Set aside to cool
  • 3. Add cheddar cheese to the TM5 bowl
  • 4. Mix with MC in place 10 sec, speed 9
  • 5. Transfer cheese to small bowl
  • 6. Rinse TM5 bowl
  • 7. Add egg to the simmering basket
  • 8. Add water to the TM5 bowl
  • 9. Arrange simmering basket
  • 10. Cook for 14 min, Varoma, speed 4
  • 11. Immediately immerse boiled eggs in an icy water bath to cool
  • 12. Once cooled, peel and slice
  • 13. Mix sour cream and mayonnaise into a clean medium bowl
  • 14. Add snipped chives, Dijon and seasoning to taste and mix thoroughly
  • 15. Set aside
  • 16. Add iceberg lettuce, tomato, red onion, cucumber, frozen corn and frozen peas to a clean large glass bowl
  • 17. Then finishing with the sliced egg, cheese, mayo mixture and bacon pieces
  • 18. Press down on each vegetable layer as assembling so the salad is compact
  • 19. Cover and refrigerate to completely chill a few hours or even overnight
  • 20. Other vegetable suggestions: sliced raw mushroom, grated carrot, diced red/orange/yellow capsicum, purple cabbage, alfalfa or snow pea sprouts, spring onion...choose your faves! Layer vegetables alternating different colours for the prettiest end result

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