12 Crowd-Pleasing Recipes for Layered Salad

12 Crowd-Pleasing Recipes for Layered Salad

For your next party or potluck, why not pack a salad for guests to enjoy? This list of 12 Crowd-Pleasing Recipes for Layered Salad is full of recipes that can easily be dumped into a big bowl and taken on-the-go. From seven layer salad recipes, to strawberry jello salad, and everything in between, there's something in this collection to fit any occasion. Layered salads are great because their colorful presentation looks great on the table. Plus, these recipes are sure to please a crowd, and are so easy you'll want to make them again and again.

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Make-Ahead Recipes for Layered Salads

Dump & Go Layered Salad Recipes

Company Buffet Layered Salad

12 Crowd-Pleasing Recipes for Layered Salad


Make-Ahead Recipes for Layered Salads

Layered salad recipes that can be made ahead take the hassle out of cooking right before you plan to go somewhere. Throw these salads together when you have time, and they'll be ready to go when you are. Most of them can be chilled overnight, or for several hours to let the flavors settle. Whether you're looking for a dessert salad recipe, or savory salads to share, these make-ahead recipes will make your life easy.


Bring Along Strawberry Jello Pretzel SaladOvernight Ranch BLT Salad


  1. Bring-Along Strawberry Jello Pretzel Salad (shown above, left) - Strawberry jello salad is a layered salad that is sure to steal the show on the dessert table.
  2. Overnight Ranch BLT Salad (shown above, right) - This recipe has all the delicious flavors of a BLT and can be made the night before!
  3. Grandma Nanny's 7 Layer Salad - This layered salad is Grandma Nanny's specialty - everyone will want you to make it again and again.
  4. Layered Jello Delight - Sweet layered salads are the perfect addition to a fancy feast, and these jello cups are delicious and fun to make.
  5. Eleven Layer Salad - More layers means more delicous ingredients that make up this delicious layered salad recipe.
  6. Overnight 7 Layer Salad - Don't fuss with food the day of the party, make this overnight layered salad instead.


Dump & Go Layered Salad Recipes

The beauty of a dump and go layered salad recipe is that it's almost as easy as throwing the ingredients in a bowl. Most of these recipes can be served immediately, or can rest for a few hours before serving. If you need a last-minute salad to share, pack a layerd salad that will travel well and look great at any social gathering. Whether you're a fan of taco salad, or deli salads, these are sure to please a crowd.


Cowboy Layered SaladLayered Chicken Taco Salad


  1. Cowboy Layered Salad (shown above, left) - This is a green salad recipe with black beans, corn, bacon, and much more!
  2. Layered Chicken Taco Salad (shown above, right) - Just one look at this pretty salad makes you want to gobble it up.
  3. Best Layered Broccoli Salad - Broccoli salad is always a huge hit, and this layered version is a reader favorite.
  4. 7th Heaven Layer Salad - This heavenly layered salad is pretty to look at and makes a wonderful summer dinner or side dish.
  5. Company Buffet Layered Salad (shown above) - Layered salads are known to wow your guests and your taste buds, and this one's no exception.
  6. Mexican Layered Salad - If you love taco salad recipes, this Mexican-inspired layered salad might become your new favorite recipe!


Can't get enough layered dishes? Find even more layered salads, as well as dips, casseroles, and desserts in our collection of 25 Easy Layered Recipes for the Family.

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