The BEST Side Salad Recipe

The BEST Side Salad Recipe

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The BEST Side Salad Recipe: A requested side dish at family gatherings. It’s not your ordinary run of the mill side salad. There’s a SECRET, and it tops all salad recipes we’ve tried!

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Total time: 35 minutes
Servings: 5 Servings


3 heads romaine lettuce
1 Tablespoon dried basil
2 teaspoons garlic powder
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 roma tomato chopped
3-4 Slices cooked bacon chopped
2 boiled eggs chopped
1/4 cup celery chopped
1/4 cup carrots chopped


• Slice romaine leaves off of white stems, (discard white stems) and chop lettuce into small pieces and pour in large serving bowl.

• Next layer on to the lettuce, the tomato, bacon, eggs, celery, carrots, and cheddar cheese.

• Sprinkle on top the garlic powder and the dried basil.

• Serve with choice of dressing. (Our favorite is to make the Hidden Valley Buttermilk Ranch dressing, with the seasoning packet, buttermilk, and mayo.)

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