Deviled lettuce with Miracle Whip: A retro 60s recipe

Deviled lettuce with Miracle Whip: A retro 60s recipe

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Mix cream cheese, deviled ham and Miracle Whip with a variety of flavorful salad vegetables, then pack it in a head of lettuce, and you have a 60s luncheon treat: Deviled lettuce.

Deviled lettuce with Miracle Whip (1962)

It takes the spiciest spices (over 20 and as fresh as can be) to create that pleasing, teasing, tantalizing taste!

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Deviled lettuce with Miracle Whip recipe (1962)

Deviled lettuce with Miracle Whip: A retro 60s recipe

Deviled lettuce with Miracle Whip

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Additional Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 50 minutes


  • 1 large head of iceberg lettuce
  • 8 ounces package of Philadelphia Brand Cream Cheese,
  • 1/2 cup of Miracle Whip
  • 2-1/4 ounces of deviled ham
  • 1 cup of sliced celery
  • 1/4 cup of chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped pimento
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped onion


  1. In a bowl, combine cream cheese, Miracle Whip, deviled ham, sliced celery, chopped green pepper, chopped pimento, and chopped onion.
  2. Hollow out a head of iceberg lettuce as shown, and fill it with the cream cheese mixture.
  3. Firmly wrap and chill for at least 4 hours.
  4. Slice and serve topped with more Miracle Whip.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 261Total Fat: 21gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 75mgSodium: 486mgCarbohydrates: 8gFiber: 2gSugar: 5gProtein: 11g

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