Layered Basil Salad Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
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 Salad greens4 Cup (64 tbs), torn
 Carrots4 Medium, julienned
 Cooked macaroni shells1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Frozen peas2 Cup (32 tbs), thawed
 Red onion1 Medium, diced
 Cooked ham3⁄4 Pound, cubed
 Shredded swiss cheese1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Shredded cheddar cheese1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Mayonnaise1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Sour cream1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Dijon mustard2 Teaspoon
 Chopped basil/1/2 teaspoon dried basil1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3213 Calories from Fat 2135

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 238 g366.5%

Saturated Fat 49.2 g246.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 290.4 mg

Sodium 2881.7 mg120.1%

Total Carbohydrates 150 g50.1%

Dietary Fiber 28.6 g114.3%

Sugars 43.3 g

Protein 121 g241.1%

Vitamin A 1020.3% Vitamin C 195.2%

Calcium 88.8% Iron 35.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a 3-1/ bowl, layer greens, carrots, macaroni, peas, onion, ham and cheeses.
In a small bowl, combine the first six dressing ingredients; spread over salad.
Garnish with eggs if desired.
Cover and chill for several hours.