(This salad is so special-looking, it must be displayed on your table before tossing it for serving.)
1 1/2 cups uncooked shells or elbow macaroni
Boil until tender in salted water , drain and place in large salad bowl. Toss with a little vegetable or olive oil or French dressing so the pieces will not stick together.
To the macaroni in the bowl, add the following in layers (prepare them in advance): 2 cups shredded lettuce; 4 eggs, hard-boiled, shelled and chopped; 1 cup or more of cooked ham, diced; 2 cups cooked small peas or diced carrots; 2 cups grated cheddar cheese.
Prepare this dressing – In a small bowl, combine 1 cup bottled mayonnaise; 1/2 cup sour cream; 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard; 1/4 cup finely chopped green onions; salt, pepper and sugar to taste. Pour and spread this dressing over entire top of salad. Cover bowl and store salad inside the ref until serving time. Toss the salad to mix ingredients before serving. SHARE With Your Friends: