Servings: 10 servings
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Ingredients for Southern Hostess Seven-Layer Salad
- 1 1/2 cups uncooked small shell pasta
- 1 tablespoon quality olive oil I am using Thea Greek olive oil
- 3 cups shredded lettuce
- 4 large hard-boiled eggs, chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly cracked pepper
- 3 cups cooked diced turkey or chicken, chilled
- 2 cups frozen baby green peas
- 1/2 cup finely chopped mixed red and sweet onion
- 1 1/2 cups prepared salad dressing of your choice
- 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
Cook pasta according to package directions until tender. Drain and drizzle with olive oil to keep from sticking. Set Aside to cool.
Place lettuce in clear glass serving bowl or trifle dish; top with cooled pasta.
Spread chopped eggs over pasta and season with salt and pepper.
Layer on the diced turkey (or chicken), the peas, and the red and sweet chopped onion.
** if making ahead to transport, you may end at this step, cover the salad with plastic and refrigerate until ready to use. Just before serving (see below steps for completion)
Using a rubber spatula if necessary, spread dressing on top and sprinkle cheese all over.
Serve well chilled with warm buttermilk biscuits with butter and honey.
Serving: 1servings | Calories: 408kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 127mg | Sodium: 680mg | Potassium: 479mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 5721IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 143mg | Iron: 2mg
Please note that the nutrition information provided above is approximate and meant as a guideline only.