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Layered Vegetable Salad with
Blue Cheese Dressing

Layered Vegetable Salad with Blue Cheese DressingLayered salads are perfect sides for casual parties and are always a hit at potluck suppers.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (8-ounce) container sour cream
1 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
2 teaspoons granulated sugar
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper

6 cups Romaine lettuce, torn into bite-sized pieces
1 cup celery, sliced
1 (10-ounce) package frozen peas, thawed
1 cup red, yellow and green pepper, diced
1/2 cup green onion, sliced
2 medium tomatoes, cut into thin wedges
2 hard-boiled eggs, sliced
1/4 cup sliced almonds
1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) Wisconsin Blue Cheese, crumbled

Cooking Directions:

  1. For dressing: In small bowl, combine ingredients; mix well and chill.
  2. For Salad: In large salad bowl, layer lettuce, celery, peas, peppers, and green onion.
  3. Spread with prepared dressing.
  4. Arrange tomatoes and eggs on top.
  5. Sprinkle with almonds and blue cheese. Cover; chill several hours.

Makes 8 servings.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.