Treat Yourself to an Unexpectedly Delicious Shoepeg Salad

If you’re looking for a tasty and unique salad that you don’t make every day, try out shoepeg salad. This delightful side dish is sure to become a regular part of your meal rotation once you’ve tasted how wonderful it is. With a diverse selection of flavors and textures, this salad can go with almost any main dish. Here’s how you can make it.


You’ll need 1 (15 oz) can baby corn, 1 (3.8 oz) can shoepeg corn, 1 (4.5 oz) can sliced black olives, 1 (2.25 oz) can sliced mushrooms, 2 stalks celery, 1 red pepper, chopped, and 1/2 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise.


First, drain the shoepeg and baby corn, and mix together in a large bowl. Next add the olives, mushrooms, celery, and red pepper.

In a separate bowl, combine the mayonnaise with a teaspoon of chile powder, and stir until combined. Pour this mayonnaise mixture over the salad and and mix it all together. Now your delicious shoepeg salad is ready to serve.

This traditional dish with origins in the Midwest United States is a perfect side dish for any meal. With its complex mix of flavors, it’s sure to bring something new and exciting to your dinner table. The mayonnaise dressing adds a unique spiciness, while the mixed vegetables provide a variety of textures and colors. And, as this salad is so easy to make, it’s perfect for when you need something last minute.

If you’re looking for something new to try out, reach for a can of shoepeg corn and whip up a memorable shoepeg salad. With its mix of sweet and spicy flavors, you can’t go wrong.