Nancy Manlove


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.


★★★★★ 2 votes

30 Min
10 Min
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 POPCORN Salad


  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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About POPCORN Salad

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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