Indulge in a Delicious 1940s Georgia Cracker Salad
Sometimes nothing hits the spot like a hearty, comforting bowl of a classic southern dish that is perfect for any time of year. Georgia Cracker Salad is one of those dishes that has been around for over 70 years, and has become an enduring favorite of many. It’s also a great side-dish or meal to prepare when you have friends or family visiting.
This delicious dish takes its name from the original cracker used to make it, which is a crispy old-fashioned blend of saltines and butter. It’s an easy one-dish concoction of a hearty base of potatoes and eggs, finished off with tender cucumber and tomatoes and a generous dollop of mayonnaise. It’s a fun way to enjoy a unique combination of cultures and flavors.
– 3 potatoes, peeled and cubed
– 2 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
– 1 small cucumber, peeled and cubed
– 1 cup of tomatoes, chopped
– 1/4 cup of mayonnaise
– 1/2 cup of saltine crackers, crumbled
– 4 tablespoons of butter
1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
2. Place potatoes in a medium-sized baking dish and bake until they start to soften, about 15 minutes.
3. Add eggs and cucumbers and bake another 15 minutes.
4. Remove from oven and add in tomatoes and mayonnaise, stirring to combine.
5. Add the crumbled saltines and butter and mix until incorporated.
6. Serve warm or chilled.
The beauty of this Georgia Cracker Salad is that it can be eaten as is, or you can spice it up with some additional seasonings. It’s a fun combination that can be enjoyed in many different ways, from a side to a full meal.
This warm and comforting dish is comforting enough to be an entrée, but can also be served as an appetizer. The best part is that it takes very little time to prepare and doesn’t require any fancy equipment. Just a few simple ingredients and some time allows you to enjoy a tasty dish that has been around since the 1940s.
So, next time you’re looking for a unique and delicious recipe that combines flavors from multiple cultures and traditions, give Georgia Cracker Salad a try. You won’t regret it!