Popcorn Salad...for a Crowd

Popcorn Salad...for A Crowd Recipe

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Sue Plants


Everyone is surprised to find out this tasty dish is made with Popcorn!! It is a twist on a popular cauliflower recipe....the bowl is empty after every party!!


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  • 1 lb
    bacon, cooked
  • 1 c
    green or sweet onions, chopped
  • 4 c
    celery stalk, chopped
  • 4 can(s)
    water chestnuts, drained and chopped
  • 3 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 24 c
    pre-popped popcorn
  • 4 c
    mayonnaise dressing (do not use miracle whip)
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 1/3 c

How to Make Popcorn Salad...for a Crowd


  1. Place Bacon in large Skillet. Cook over medium heat till evenly brown. Drain, crumble set aside
  2. In large bowl combine chopped celery, 2 1/2 cups of cheese, chopped water chestnuts,3/4 of the bacon and onion
  3. In another bowl whisk together mayonaise, vinegar and sugar. Pour dressing into air-tight container until ready to serve.
  4. Just before serving blend together cheese/veggie combo and stir in dressing. Add popcorn and stir to coat evenly. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and bacon. Serve immediately.

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