Sweet and Savory Confetti SPAM® Salad

2016 Iowa State Fair

Submitted by SPAM® fan

45 min 10-12 servings 12 ingredients


  • 1 (12-ounce) can SPAM® with Real Hormel Bacon , diced
  • 1 (12 ounce) SPAM® Black Pepper , diced
  • 1/2 cup honey mustard salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup sweet Vidalia onion salad dressing
  • 1 1/2 cups small ring-shaped pasta (cooked according to package directions), about 2 cups cooked
  • 1/4 cup diced fresh jalapeno pepper (seeds removed)
  • 1/2 finely diced red bell pepper
  • 1/3 cup sliced scallions (both green and white parts)
  • 1 cup sweet corn kernels (cooked)
  • 1/2 cup finely diced celery
  • 2 cups mixed dried fruit bits
  • 1 1/4 cups coarsely chopped smoked almonds


  • 1.Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté and stir the SPAM® product until lightly browned on all sides. Transfer to a large bowl and let cool.
  • 2.In a bowl, whisk together the two salad dressings; set aside.
  • 3.In bowl, combine the SPAM® product, cooked pasta, peppers, onion, corn, celery, fruit, and about 1/4 cup of the dressing.
  • 4.Stir well to combine and chill until ready to serve.
  • 5.When ready to serve, add the chopped almonds and remaining dressing. Stir until well coated. Serves 10-12. Refrigerate any leftovers.

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