★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Nancy Manlove
from Texas City, TX

This is a delightful salad that my family members have enjoyed for years. It may come as a surprise that you are adding cooked popcorn to this one, but wait, try it and then tell me how you like it.

serves 8
prep time 30 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top


  •   1/2 c
    celery, chopped fine
  •   1 c
    sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (divided)
  •   1 can(s)
    water chesnuts, finely diced
  •   8 slice
    cooked bacon, crumbled (divided)
  •   1/4 c
    carrots, shredded or cut julienne
  •   8-12
    black olives
  •   1/2 c
  •   1 1/2 Tbsp
    minced chives
  •   4 c
    popped popcorn
    lettuce leaves

How To Make

  • 1
    In a large bowl, combine celery, water chestnuts,1/2 cup bacon, carrots, and chives with mayonnaise. Mix well.
  • 2
    Add popcorn. Stir to coat. Spoon mixture into a lettuce lined bowl. Top with remaining cheese and bacon. Serve immediately. (photo came from Jolly Time Popcorn)

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