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Ham Salad Spread


15 min

Ham Salad Spread

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15 min


12 persons




4.00 rating-star (211)


Author: Victoria Bailey
This ham salad spread with hard-cooked eggs, mayonnaise, and pickle relish is quick and easy to whip up. Serve with assorted crackers.


  • ground fully cooked ham: 3 cups
  • hard cooked eggs, chopped: 2 piece
  • finely chopped celery: 2 Tbsp
  • sweet pickle relish: 4 tsp
  • finely chopped onion: 2 tsp
  • mayonnaise: 1 cup
  • prepared yellow mustard: 1 Tbsp

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Stages of cooking

  1. Mix ham, eggs, celery, pickle relish, and onion together in a medium bowl until combined.
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  2. Mix mayonnaise and mustard together in a small bowl; pour over ham mixture and stir to coat.
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  3. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
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History of the Ham Salad Spread: Ham salad spread is a popular dish that has been enjoyed for generations. Although it's origins are unclear, it's a classic dish that has been served as a sandwich filling, a topping for crackers or even as a dip. This recipe combines classic ingredients such as ham, hard-cooked eggs, pickle relish, and mayonnaise to create a flavorful and satisfying spread that is perfect for any occasion.

Tips and Tricks for Ham Salad Spread Recipe: One important factor in making a delicious ham salad spread is the type of ham that you use. Ground fully cooked ham works best as it is easy to incorporate with the other ingredients. When cooking the hard-boiled eggs, make sure that they are cooked properly to avoid any undercooked eggs in the mixture. You can also add some other ingredients such as chopped pickles or even grated cheddar cheese to liven up the flavor.

It is important to mix the mayonnaise and mustard thoroughly before adding them to the ham mixture. This helps to ensure that the spread is creamy and well blended. For a healthier option, you can use low-fat or fat-free mayonnaise instead of regular mayonnaise.

Tips for presenting the dish: The ham salad spread is a versatile dish that can be presented in different ways. It can be served as a dip with crackers or sliced bread or used as a sandwich filling. For a more formal presentation, you can add some diced vegetables or fresh herbs on top of the spread when serving. The dish can also be refrigerated for a few hours or overnight to allow the flavors to meld together. Whether you serve it at a party or enjoy it as a quick snack, this ham salad spread is sure to be a crowd pleaser!

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