How to make deviled ham salad in just 10 minutes! This homemade ham salad recipe using leftover ham and hard boiled eggs can be served so many ways and makes a great lunch. Use it to top salads, on its own, or as deviled ham spread on bread. Use your leftover ham from Easter in this easy recipe!
his classic recipe from the 70’s and 80’s takes me back to my childhood when nothing was ever wasted. When we had leftovers we made something with it – usually sandwiches. Leftover ham from Easter was served as this this super versatile traditional deviled ham salad. Sometimes it was served with saltines (like the photos), and sometimes it was served as a sandwich, or on a bed of lettuce as a salad.
Whether you serve this as ham salad sandwiches, ham salad pinwheels, ham salad spread, ham salad dip, or ham salad with lettuce it’s sure to be a crowd pleaser at your next get-together!
Let’s face it – the tastiest dishes are not always the prettiest ones and that’s definitely the case with Deviled Ham. It’s a little much to look at but it’s SO good. If you haven’t had it before – just think egg salad or tuna salad, but with ham. See? Not so weird. It’s just chopped ham that’s folded into a creamy and flavorful base that makes for one delicious sweet and savory mixture. It makes an incredible sandwich but it works just as well as a dip or a cracker spread too. And it’s super easy to make.
4 cups diced ham
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon Worcestershire
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
1/4 teaspoon hot sauce
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
In the bowl of a food processor, pulse ham until finely chopped.
In a large bowl, stir together mayonnaise, Worcestershire, mustard, vinegar, and hot sauce. Add ham and stir to combine.
Taste and adjust seasoning. Chill until ready to serve. Enjoy!