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:pw Popcorn Salad :rectnt

:pw Popcorn Salad
Entry in Salad Contest :pw
This sounds funny but is a pretty good salad. You do want a crowd when you serve it as it isn't great as a left over! Do mix it up right before serving. Enjoy
Ingredients:

3/4 cup mayonnaise
1 cup diced celery
1 1/4 cups (5 oz.) shredded cheddar cheese - divided
1 (8-ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drained
3/4 cup crumbled cooked bacon divided (about 1/2 pound)
1/4 cup shredded carrots
2 Tablespoons minced chives
6 cups popped popcorn

Instructions:

In a large bowl, combine mayonnaise, celery, 1 cup cheese, water chestnuts, 1/2 cup bacon, carrots and chives; mix well.
Add popcorn; stir to coat.
Spoon into a lettuce-lined bowl.
Top with the remaining cheese and bacon.
Serve immediately.
Yield 10-12 servings

Posted by jea MN
If you want to make it vegetarian, you could use imitation bacon bits, they do give it a nice flavor.

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