Tonya's Ham Salad

Posted: March 24

Time: 2 hours 10 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

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Tonya shared her fantastic recipe for this classic dish, and we can't thank her enough for it! Tonya's Ham Salad is the perfect blend of savory, meaty, creamy, and flavorful, with plenty of spices to get you coming back for more! It's perfect spread on crackers, wrapped in cheese, or just enjoyed by the spoonful! Tonya's Ham Salad will delight partygoers or anyone who wants to enjoy an old-fashioned snack with you!


For the salad: • 2 cups ham, fat trimmed off, diced • 3/4 cup mayonnaise • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, or to taste • 2 teaspoons dried onion flakes • 1 teaspoon stone-ground mustard • 1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish For the garnish: • crackers, optional, of your choice, to taste • Swiss cheese, optional, sliced into squares, to taste


Step 1

Dice the ham into 1/2-inch cubes.

Step 2

Add the ham, mayonnaise, garlic powder, onion flakes, and mustard into a food processor and pulse until chunky. The mixture should be spreadable but not a paste.

Step 3

Transfer the spread to a mixing bowl.

Step 4

Stir in the relish.

Step 5

Place the mixing bowl in the fridge to chill for at least 2 hours.

Step 6

Serve with crackers and Swiss cheese.

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