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Glorious Ham Salad

Enjoy this classic ham salad made with everyday ingredients.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword Ham Salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 342kcal
Author Stephanie Manley


  • 16 ounces ham
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons red onion grated
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons gherkin pickles chopped
  • 2 teaspoons pickle juice
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise Not Miracle Whip
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Place ham slices into a pot add 1 tablespoon of brown sugar. Add enough water to just cover the ham. Simmer for about 20 minutes. 
  • Remove ham from water, and allow to cool.
  • In a food processor process the ham mixture by adding ham slices, red onion, gherkin pickles, pickle juice, mayonnaise to the food processor. Pulse several times. Taste, and season with salt and pepper. Place in a large bowl.  
  • Be sure to refrigerate until you are ready to serve. 


Calories: 342kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 1744mg | Potassium: 324mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 0.8% | Vitamin C: 0.3% | Calcium: 1.1% | Iron: 5.5%
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