Elf Bait Salad

Elf Bait Salad

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Susan Molnar


You put all this ordinary stuff together & leave it in the refrigerator overnight and while you sleep, elves come and do magic things to it!


★★★★★ 1 vote

1 Hr
20 Min


  • ·
    coarsely chopped fresh spinach
  • 6 slice
    bacon, cooked crisp
  • 4
    hard boiled eggs
  • ·
    iceberg lettuce, torn
  • 1 Tbsp
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 can(s)
    sliced water chestnuts
  • medium
    red or white onion
  • 1
    green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 pkg
    10 oz. frozen green peas
  • 1 c
    sour cream, mixed with 1 cup real mayonnaise
  • ·
    grated swiss cheese to cover top
  • ·
    tomatoes for garnish ( i like cherry or grape tomatoes, sliced in half)

How to Make Elf Bait Salad


  1. Use a glass flat bottomed bowl for this, 3-4 quart capacity, approximately 10-12" in diameter at least 4 " deep.
  2. Wash and chop spinach place in bottom of bowl. Layer remaining ingredients, one at a time, in the order listed above, up through the frozen peas
  3. Pack the salad down slightly, then spread the sour cream-mayonnaise mixture over the top so the entire surface is covered. Ingredients must be completely sealed, the elves demand it!
  4. Cover with plastic wrap (no exception here!) and refrigerate overnight. Just before serving, remove plastic wrap and garnish with Swiss cheese and tomatoes.

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About Elf Bait Salad

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy

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