Ham Salad – Beyond The Chicken Coop

Ham Salad - Beyond The Chicken Coop

Tasty deviled ham salad is perfect for adding to a sandwich or using as a spread on crackers. Similar to egg salad or tuna salad, this easy recipe is a great way to use up leftover ham.

A stacked sandwich filled with deviled ham and lettuce.

Why make this salad

This ham salad spread has so much flavor and is perfect to make up a quick sandwich or serve as a spread for crackers on your appetizer buffet. Make with leftover ham or deli ham.

Key Ingredients

  • Ham – use leftover holiday ham or buy ham from your deli
  • Mayonnaise – use whatever you have in your refrigerator
  • Celery – finely diced
  • Pickle relish – sweet relish is what I’ve used. You could also use dill pickle relish or finely chop up dill pickles
  • Dijon mustard – use regular yellow mustard if you prefer
A white bowl filled with chopped ham, diced celery and mayonnaise.

To Make

  • Place ham in a food processor.
  • Pulse until finely chopped. Do not over chop or you will end up with a paste
  • Place ham in a bowl along with finely diced celery, mayonnaise, dijon and pickle relish
  • Stir lightly until combined
  • Serve right away or cover and refrigerate

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