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Ham Salad

The perfect way to use up leftover holiday ham. Made with just a handful of ingredients and 10 minutes of prep time. Serve it on toast, crackers, or on sandwiches for a hearty and fuss-free lunch, snack, or party appetizer!
Course Sides
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 285kcal
Author Imma


  • 1 pound ham, chopped
  • 1-2 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
  • ¼ cup onion, minced
  • 1 green onion, minced
  • ⅓ -½ cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup celery, minced
  • ½-1 teaspoon Creole Cajun seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


  • Using a sharp knife cut leftover ham in to small pieces.
  • Then add to a large bowl, mix with hard-boiled eggs, onions, green onion, and celery.
  • Mix the mayonnaise, mustard, Creole seasoning, and lemon juice in a smaller bowl. Let it chill until ready to use.
  • Next, add the mayonnaise mixture to the bowl of egg and ham mixture, and mix until everything has been thoroughly combined—season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve on toast or crackers.


  • You can omit hard-boiled eggs in this recipe or add more than one to stretch this recipe.
  • If you don’t have Creole seasoning, cayenne pepper will give it a kiss of heat.
  • Add sweet pickle relish for a taste of sweetness in this recipe OR dill relish or chopped dill pickles if you want it less sweet.
  • You can make this dish a day or two before to serving. Just store it in the fridge and bring to room temperature prior to serving if desired.
  • Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary significantly based on the products used in the recipe.


Serving: 125g | Calories: 285kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 848mg | Sugar: 6g