Easy & Hearty Ham Salad

We love a good ham. During the holidays, leftover ham can be used in SO MANY WAY. Here’s an easy, but hearty, recipe for ham salad that can either be served in a sandwich or as a cracker spread. It has a lot of texture and a little kick for depth of character.


  • 2c ham(copped up small or shredded in a food processor)
  • 1c diced celery
  • 1/4c onion(purple is our favorite)
  • 1tsp mustard(Bavarian style is sturdy but Dijon is good too)
  • 1tsp chili powder
  • 1 hard boiled egg
  • 1/4 c hot or hot-sweet pickled relish
  • 3/4c salad dressing(only use 1/2 if you like it less creamy)



  1. Dice the egg and then mix everything together. Poof! You’re in business.

Note: We like things spicier in this house so feel free to adjust the seasoning to your tastes. We’re just opening your eyes to the possibilities.




Chad is an organic gardener and raiser of chickens for eggs. He also enjoys such things as writing, baking calorie-laden yummies, building things that satisfy his creative aspirations, and learning as much as he can about the world around him before the end of life's road.

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