Place a layer of crisp lettuce in small chunks in a large wooden bowl. Spoon over the mayonnaise and spread thinly. Add a layer of sliced onions. Sprinkle onions lightly with sugar. Add a layer of cooked, chilled peas and a layer of Swiss cheese cut into julienne strips and bacon. Repeat layers until you have the quantity desired. Use no salt or pepper and do not toss. Refrigerate 1 1/2 - 2 hours, no more. Great with chopped celery, water chestnuts, green peppers also.
By Robin from Washington, IA
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In a large bowl (not plastic) break lettuce in bite size pieces; layer. Add frozen uncooked peas; sprinkle with celery and onion.
Layer as follows: lettuce, spinach, onions, peas, eggs and bacon. Mix mayonnaise with sour cream. Spread on top and seal edges.
This is my mother's recipe. Its been in our family since I can remember. She is 85 and I wouldn't know where she got it from. Her name is Janet, from Athens, Ohio.