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Deviled Ham Salad

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There is nothing like the old fashioned flavor of Deviled Ham Salad. As I sit here laughing to myself, I remember the days that I would break out crying when my Mom made us Deviled Ham Sandwiches.

For some reason I just could not bear to eat them. As I grew older, I became aware of the wonderful combination of flavors used in the recipe and now I can’t get enough of it.

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Deviled Ham Salad is the perfect topping for crackers, bread or as a dip on multiple varieties of crackers.

This recipe that I am sharing is the basic recipe, my lovely Mom would find ways of changing the recipe so that we would not realize it was the same Deviled Ham Salad we were eating so often.

Frequently Asked Questions:

            Are there any variations to the recipe?

There are always variations to recipes. For this one, feel free to add diced onions, celery or even chopped jalapeno peppers. You could use spices to increase the flavor to a spicy Deviled Ham Salad.

            What can I serve this Deviled Ham Salad on?

This Deviled Ham salad tastes great on toasted bread, soft and fluffy bread, crackers and even chips. Of course it could always be added to a cooked pasta for a delightful pasta salad.

            How long can I store the Deviled Ham Salad?

Since it is made with mayonnaise, the Ham salad will last for up to three days in the refrigerator. Be sure to place it in an airtight container before placing it in the refrigerator.

            Can I make this Deviled Ham Salad in advance?

You certainly could, however, the storage time is still only three days. Do not make it any further in advance than necessary.

What do you need to make Deviled Ham Salad

            4 cups Ham, fully cooked and chopped

            ⅓ cup Pickle Relish, Sweet

            ½ cup Mayonnaise, your choice of brand

Optional:

onion, celery, salt and pepper, chopped jalapenos, chili powder or garlic powder. Feel free to experiment!

How to make Deviled Ham Salad

FIRST STEP:

Cook, cool and chop the ham and place into a large bowl

Add the pickle relish and the mayonnaise and stir to combine

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SECOND STEP:

Do a taste test and adjust the flavor to your liking, if you want it creamier add a little more mayonnaise, zestier add more relish or spice to give it a zing.

Place on crackers or spread on toasted bread and enjoy!

Enjoy!

YUM!

Deviled Ham Salad

Deviled Ham Salad

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  •             4 cups Ham, fully cooked and chopped
  •             ⅓ cup Pickle Relish, Sweet
  •             ½ cup Mayonnaise, your choice of brand
  • Optional:
  • onion, celery, salt and pepper, chopped jalapenos, chili powder or garlic powder. Feel free to experiment!

Instructions

FIRST STEP:

Cook, cool and chop the ham and place into a large bowl

Add the pickle relish and the mayonnaise and stir to combine

SECOND STEP:

Do a taste test and adjust the flavor to your liking, if you want it creamier add a little more mayonnaise, zestier add more relish or spice to give it a zing.

Place on crackers or spread on toasted bread and enjoy!

Enjoy!           

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