Ham salad is good anytime! I used to cook a ham and half of it would go to waste. Then I started making ham salad. I love this recipe. It is great on crackers or bread. A great way to use up leftover ham. This is good to serve for game day or anytime you have a group of people over and serve snacks. Men love this and it makes a lot. It will keep in the refrigerator for several days and goes well as a sandwich with soup for lunch, too. When I first started making this ham salad I would just make it after holidays when I had leftover ham. Now, I buy pieces of ham like Kentucky Legend at the grocery and make it all the time.
Ham Salad Simple Ingredients:
Ham, coarsely ground
Hard boiled Eggs
Sweet pickle relish
This ham salad is wonderful and I really believe the Dijon mustard and basil makes this recipe. It adds a certain flavor that is different from other ham salads.
Recipe feedback: “I found your ham salad by accident and just love it. All of the ingredients make for a great salad or sandwich which is the way to go. I love the idea of eggs and the djon mustard for a little kick.” -CB
“This is now my go to ham salad recipe! I love to make it up on a Sunday and enjoy it for lunch during the week. I love your recipes so much! They are all winners: – Candy
Note: You can finely chop the ham if you don’t have a food processor or a way to grind it up.
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Best Ever Ham Salad
- 6 cups ham coarsely ground
- 4 eggs hard boiled and chopped
- 1 cup celery finely chopped
- 1/2 cup onion finely chopped
- 1/2 cup sweet pickle relish
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 4 tablespoons Dijon mustard
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
- Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. This makes about a 1/2 gallon tupperware container full. I like having it on hand. Recipe can be cut in half.