Better than traditional seven layer salad, this easy side dish recipe is high protein since it is loaded with cheese, bacon and eggs. The creamy homemade dressing has an amazing flavor. It’s a layered salad perfect for picnics and potlucks.
We all know that eggs often take center stage on the Easter holiday. Did you decorate Easter eggs or maybe have a delicious egg casserole for Easter brunch? If so, you likely enjoyed eggs from Ohio! For this Seven Layer Salad recipe, we partnered with the Ohio Poultry Association. Ohio is one of the largest egg farming states in the nation, producing over 9.5 billion eggs a year.
Easter is over, but guess what? Eggs aren’t just for Easter! Today we’re sharing the perfect way to use up some of those Easter hard boiled eggs in this Seven Layer Salad recipe. It’s a classic.
Although this salad recipe is great for potlucks and picnics, my family can devour it in one sitting. It’s that good.
What is seven layer salad?
Seven Layer Salad is a traditional American dish that is served in a glass bowl so that you can see all of the beautiful, colorful layers. Although the traditional recipe has changed slightly over the years based on what a family likes, there is one thing that has always stayed the same: People love it. it’s the PERFECT picnic side dish.
Seven Layer Salad Dressing
The first step to making seven layer salad is to mix up the dressing. Allowing the dressing to “rest” while you prepare the rest of the salad helps the flavors to blend together beautifully.
Our recipe calls for mayonnaise, a little sour cream, a touch of sugar for flavor and….parmesan cheese. Guys….I could add parmesan cheese to every.single.thing I eat. I find it adds amazing flavor and richness to recipes. And this seven layer salad dressing is no different!
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