Good old fashioned Country Ham Salad Sandwich Recipe. I can’t imagine a better way to use leftover ham than to make ham salad spread. How to make ham salad? It’s easy, a beautiful balance of salty ham, sweet pickle relish, enhanced with creamy mayo and crunchy onion and celery.
Looking for recipes to use leftover ham? This ham salad sandwich recipe is a classic comfort food lunch or dinner idea. And it’s much easier than you think.
I’ve been making this Ham Salad Sandwich for recipe for 40+ years. A recipe from my mom, who must have made a jillion of these while I was growing up.
How to Make Ham Salad
Here’s how to make quick work of chopping ham fine enough to make a great sandwich.
No need for those old fashioned meat grinders to get those chunks of ham into a manageable size.
A food processor will work wonders to chop that ham and blend with with your ingredients.
Your food processor is a great tool to grind meat. I use it often to chop chicken breasts for recipes like this Hatch Green Chile Chicken Burger.
Just use the pulse function to grind the meat to desired consistency.
In a large mixing bowl gather your ingredients.
Mayonnaise chopped celery and onion and pickle relish.
Add the chopped ham and mix = easy. Then build those sandwiches. And don’t forget to top it with a little classic cornichon.
Country Ham Salad Sandwich, How to Make Ham Salad
I hope you give this ham salad sandwich recipe a try and if you do, please come back and give the recipe a star rating. And leave a comment about your experience with the recipe.
And if you have a favorite ham salad spread recipe, let me know, I’d love to give it a try.
Recipes for using left over ham
- Home Fried Potatoes with Ham
- Ham Avocado and Egg Breakfast
- Ham Hash with Mustard Cream Sauce
- Toasted Ham and Manchego Sandwich
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Country Ham Salad Sandwich Recipe
- 1 1/2 cups ham chopped
- 1/4 cup sweet pickle relish
- 2/3 cup celery diced
- 1/4 cup onion finely diced
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon cider vinegar
- Use a food processor to chop the ham. Just a few pulses will do.
- Add all other ingredients and mix well.
Ham Salad Sandwich, It’s What’s For Dinner