Popcorn Salad

Popcorn Salad


"This salad is a real conversation piece. Whoever heard of popcorn in a salad? If you take it to a dinner, mix the salad and carry the popcorn separately to be added at the last minute."


30 m servings 326 cals
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Original recipe yields 11 servings



  • Calories:
  • 326 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 30.4 g
  • 47%
  • Carbs:
  • 7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 6.8 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 35 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 461 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, celery, 1 cup of the cheese, water chestnuts, 1/2 cup bacon, carrots and chives. Mix well. Add popcorn and stir to coat. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and bacon and serve immediately.
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  1. 38 Ratings


This is great. I had to leave off the water chestnuts since I am allergic and have had to use Bac'os once but it was still a big hit. I also alter the types of cheeses so that it has a more exo...

What a fun salad! Very skeptical at first but was totally surprised! I used hot air popcorn. Since this is rather rich tasting, you wouldn't want any extra salt or butter. I will make definately...

Everyone loves this when I make it. I only use 1/2 cup mayo.

I made this salad for my daughter's graduation party, and it was the hit of the banquet table! Everyone wanted the recipe, and I even received calls long after the party asking for the recipe. ...

Actually better than I thought it would be. I liked it, although ,my picky kids didn't want anything to do with it after tasting it. My husband liked it but wouldn't eat much of it, because of...

I work in a grocery store where the deli has this salad. I love it, so was glad to find the recipe here so I can make my own. This one is a little different, but great.

This is a great salad. Gotta try it to believe it! My kids and husband love it.

Give this recipe a try!! I brought it to a family get together...everyone loved it and has asked for the recipe. A unique salad that has tons of flavor.

Had this at a neighborhood cook-out last night and we couldn;t say enough about this salad - Yum. It was definately a conversation piece