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Chicken Bacon Ranch Layer Salad
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Chicken Bacon Ranch Layer Salad

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken-bacon-ranch-layer-salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Chill Time 4 hours
Servings 12 servings
Calories 370kcal
Author Melissa Sperka

Ingredients

  • 9 cups roughly chopped green leaf or romaine lettuce divided
  • 1 large red bell pepper seeded and diced
  • 1 large poblano or green bell pepper seeded and diced
  • 1 12 oz frozen corn steamed and cooled
  • 6 medium tomatoes 5 chopped and 1 sliced into wedges for garnish
  • 1 medium red onion thinly sliced
  • 2 ½ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 lb bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 4 cup roasted chicken roughly chopped
  • 3 green onion thinly sliced
  • 2 large hard boiled eggs cut into wedges
  • Dressing See Recipe Notes for links to: Homemade Avocado Lime Ranch Dressing or Garlic Herb Buttermilk Dressing

Instructions

  • Make Avocado Lime Ranch Dressing per the recipe here.
  • To assemble: In a large trifle or glass bowl layer in this order: ⅓ lettuce, ½ red pepper, ½ poblano pepper, ⅓ corn, ½ tomatoes, ½ red onion, 1 cup cheese, ⅓ bacon and ½ chicken. Drizzle with ½ cup prepared dressing.
  • Repeat, ⅓ lettuce, ½ red pepper, ½ poblano pepper, ⅓ corn, ½ tomatoes, ½ red onion, 1 cup cheese, ⅓ bacon and ½ chicken. Drizzle with ½ cup prepared dressing. (I recommend using Homemade Avocado Lime Ranch Dressing)
  • Top with the final ⅓ lettuce, ⅓ corn, ½ cup shredded cheese, ⅓ bacon and sliced green onion. Drizzle with ½ cup dressing drizzling around the edge. Arrange egg and tomato wedges on top to garnish.
  • Chill for 4 hours, Serve with additional dressing on the side.

Notes

Shortcut: A quality prepared salad dressing or a packet of Hidden Valley Buttermilk Ranch dressing made per the package instructions may be substituted for the dressing in this salad.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 370kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 116mg | Sodium: 449mg | Potassium: 508mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 4272IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 205mg | Iron: 2mg