Spicy English Seven-Layer Salad

"This seven-layer salad takes some inspiration from the salads they sell at Boots (pasta shells and julienned carrots) and some inspiration from my grandmother (curry powder and brown sugar). This makes a really refreshing, flavorful salad that I simply love and that my friends request at barbeques!"
Spicy English Seven-Layer Salad Spicy English Seven-Layer Salad
Spicy English Seven-Layer Salad Spicy English Seven-Layer Salad
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  • Serves
    8
  • Prep
    25 m
  • Ready In
    1 h 25 m
  • Difficulty
  • Nutritions

Method

  • 1
    Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the pasta, and cook until tender, about 7 minutes. Drain, and rinse under cold water to cool.
  • 2
    Place the carrots in an even layer in the bottom of a large glass bowl, preferably one that is roughly the same diameter from top to bottom. Place the lettuce in a layer over the carrots. Combine the cucumber, peas and corn; spread in a layer over the lettuce. Once the pasta is cooled and drained, then spread that out over the top.
  • 3
    In a smaller bowl, stir together the mayonnaise, brown sugar, curry powder, and garlic salt. Spread this carefully over the pasta. Top with shredded Cheddar cheese. Cover, and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups small seashell pasta
  • 4 carrots, peeled and julienned
  • 1/2 head leaf lettuce - rinsed, dried, and chopped
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded, and diced
  • 3/4 cup frozen green peas
  • 1/2 cup frozen whole-kernel corn
  • 2 cups mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
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