Ham Salad


Recipe: Ham Salad

Summary: Here’s one of those feed-a-lot-of-people comfort food salads that you can easily make with leftover ham. Ham salad. Put it in a sandwich, eat it plain, add it to macaroni; it’s all good.


  • 2 cups finely diced ham
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
  • 1/4 cup sweet pickle relish
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp onion minced
  • 2 Tbsp celery minced
  • 2 Tbsp red bell pepper minced
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 Tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • A large pinch of cayenne (optional)
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Mix everything but the salt, pepper and cayenne in a large bowl. Taste and add cayenne, salt and black pepper to taste. Serve chilled.
  2. Serve straight, or mixed in with macaroni, or in a sandwich in a hamburger bun, a Kaiser roll, regular bread, in a pita or as a wrap. Good with lemonade on a hot day.

Preparation time: 15 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4

Recipe and Photo Courtesy of Simplyrecipes.com

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