Old Fashioned Ham Salad
This homemade ham salad is perfect for picnics and potlucks!
Old fashioned ham salad is one of those recipes that might not be familiar to younger generations... but we think it's worth bringing back! This delicious deli salad is a little bit salty, a little bit creamy, and a lot delicious. It's the perfect thing to bring to a picnic or potluck. Just open a bag of your favorite chips, and you've got a snack that everyone will be talking about. This is an easy ham salad recipe without eggs, making it crazy quick to mix up.
We like this recipe because it is a little more filling than a lot of traditional dips. When you enjoy a serving of old fashioned ham salad, you're really getting a small meal. It's perfect for keeping you full during an afternoon barbecue or other family event. Enjoy!
Preparation Time5 min
Cooking Time5 min
- 1 pound ham, sliced
- 1/2 cup Miracle Whip
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish
Old Fashioned Ham Salad Recipe
Slice ham into small 1/2" slices.
Place ham, miracle whip, mayonnaise and mustard in a food processor. Pulse.
Transfer the spread to a mixing bowl and stir in relish.
Serve with crackers and cheese.
Can You Freeze Ham Salad?
If you are looking to make a yummy ham salad in advance, you can absolutely freeze the dish. You'll want to freeze ham salad shortly after making it though to preserve freshness. The longer you let it sit in the fridge, the less freeze-able it becomes. If your ham salad has been in the fridge for 3 days or more, we do not reccomend you freeze it. When freezing ham salad, be sure to add several layers of freezer bags to keep it fresh.
Ham salad can be frozen for up to 2 months if stored properly.
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