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Layered Chef Salad

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Ingredients
  Quick cooking pearled barley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Boiling salted water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Torn lettuce 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Cooked ham/Cooked chicken 2 Cup (32 tbs), cubed
  Diced green pepper 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sliced celery 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Mayonnaise 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Prepared yellow mustard 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Dill weed 1 Teaspoon
  Shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sliced green onion 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Directions

Cook barley in boiling salted water, covered, 10 to 12 minutes, or until tender, stirring occasionally.
Drain and cool.
Arrange layer of lettuce, ham, green pepper, barley and celery in 3-quart salad bowl.
Combine mayonnaise, mustard, sugar and dill weed; mix well.
Spoon mayonnaise-dill mixture on top of lettuce layer, spreading to edges of bowl.
Sprinkle cheese and green onion over mayonnaise.
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate several hours, or overnight.
Toss salad just before serving.
Great for buffet or Sunday night supper

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Servings: 
8

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