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popcorn salad

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Kathleen Hall
Cedar Rapids, IA

This is a wonderfully easy, tasty salad that has an unusual ingredient: Popcorn! It was the rave hit of a couples gathering we attended. Try it you'll love it too!

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 1 Hr
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For popcorn salad

  • 10 slice
    bacon, fried crisp, and crumbled
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 c
    celery, chopped, and diced
  • 1 1/4 c
    shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 (8 oz) can
    sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1/4 c
    shredded carrots
  • 2 Tbsp
    minced chives
  • 6 c
    popped popcorn

How To Make popcorn salad

  • 1
    Fry, and crumble bacon, setting aside.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, mayonnaise, chopped, diced celery, half of the shredded cheddar cheese, drained sliced water chestnuts, shredded carrots, and minced chives. Mix well.
  • 3
    Add popcorn, and stir to coat.
  • 4
    Top with rest of the shredded cheese, and the crumbled bacon. Serve with a smile!:D