Miss Betty's 24 Hour Lettuce Salad

A dear friend shared her version of 24 hour salad with me. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

Spread the lettuce out on a large serving dish or bowl. Sprinkle the onion, celery, water chestnuts and frozen peas (unthawed) over the lettuce in layers. Spread mayonnaise over the top like...


  • 3/4 pound sliced bacon
  • 1 large head iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 1/4 cup sliced onion
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1 (8 ounce) can water chestnuts, drained and sliced
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen peas
  • 1 cup mayonnaise, or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons grated Romano or Parmesan cheese
  • 4 tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 2 hard-cooked eggs, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley for garnish

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