American Layered Salad

by

Tenina Holder

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

Serves

6

Total Time

2hrs 20mins

Calories

501

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.

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    Ingredients

  • Cheddar cheese icon
    Cheddar cheese200 gcubed
  • Fresh chives icon
    Fresh chivesas neededfinely chopped
  • Iceberg lettuce icon
    Iceberg lettuce1finely sliced
  • Tomato icon
    Tomato3sliced
  • Red onion icon
    Red onion1finely sliced
  • Cucumber icon
    Cucumber1small, sliced
  • Bacon icon
    Bacon100 gfinely diced
  • Egg icon
    Egg6
  • 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
    Method

  • 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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