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Smoky Ham and Pasta Salad

This great smoky ham pasta salad anytime of the year. It keeps well and the bacon bits and liquid smoke really give it a unique flavor you will love.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Ham Pasta Salad
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • 8 oz. wheat rotini cooked according to package directions. (can use any pasta you like)
  • 1 1/2 cups diced ham
  • 8 oz. sharp cheddar cheese cut in very small cubes
  • 3 or 4 green onions with tops chopped or 1/2 cup regular onion chopped
  • 1 cup celery diced
  • 2 tablespoons liquid smoke
  • Black pepper to taste
  • Mayo about 1/2 cup
  • Paprika
  • Bacon Bits


  • Toss all ingredients with mayo, sprinkle top with paprika and bacon bits. Will keep in refrigerator for a week. Enjoy!