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Layered Summer Salad Recipe

  • Author: Mindee
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 4-8 Hours Due to Chilling Time
  • Yield: 12 Servings 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Mixing
  • Cuisine: American


This layered summer salad is a fantastic make ahead, potluck salad! You’ll love the layers of vegetables and salad already topped with dressing ready to go!




  • 1 1/2 Cups Mayonnaise (use whatever kind you want (reduced fat, olive oil, etc.))
  • 2 Tbs Sugar


  • 3 Cups Shredded Iceberg Lettuce
  • 3 Cups Shredded Romaine Lettuce
  • 1/2 Cup Matchstick Carrots
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Celery
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Green Pepper
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Cucumber
  • 1/2 Cup Sliced Radishes
  • 1/2 Cup Frozen Green Peas
  • 1 1/2 Cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Red Onion


  1. In a small bowl whisk together the mayo and sugar.  Set aside.
  2. In a 9×13 pan, layer the ingredients in the following order; iceberg lettuce, romaine lettuce, carrots, celery, green pepper, cucumbers, radishes and peas.
  3. Spread the dressing over the top of these layers.
  4. Top with the cheddar cheese and red onions.  Cover the salad and refrigerate for at least 4 hours and up to 8 hours before serving.

Keywords: salad