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Ham and Egg Salad

This easy Ham and Egg Salad combines cubed ham, pasta, hard-boiled egg, mayonnaise, sweet pickle relish, mustard, celery, onion and seasonings.

This easy ham pasta salad is perfect for using up that leftover holiday ham but you can also use ham steaks or pre-cubed ham.

If using the hardboiled egg, the time to make this recipe will increase. If you want a little kick, try adding horseradish.

This recipe is ready in just 25 minutes but for best flavor plan to chill in the fridge for 1 – 2 hours.

This small batch recipe makes a great side dish for lunch, dinner, or your date night meal for two.

Ham and egg salad in a bowl.
Creamy Ham Pasta

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How to make Ham Pasta Salad

Cook the pasta in a saucepan according to the package directions.

pasta cooking in a pan of boiling water with a wooden spoon resting on the surface of the water.

Drain and cool completely.

While the pasta cooks, finely dice the ham, hard-boiled egg, celery, and onion on a cutting board.

a cutting board with piles of diced onions, ham, celery, and hard-boiled egg.

In a bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sweet pickle relish, and mustard. Mix until well combined.

creamy mayo, pickle relish, and mustard dressing in a bowl.

Stir in the cooked pasta until coated.

Add the ham, celery, onions, and hard-boiled eggs, stirring to coat.

Taste the salad and sprinkle in salt and black pepper if needed.

Cover and refrigerate until time to serve.

Creamy ham pasta in a bowl.
Ham and Egg Salad

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Ham and Egg Salad

This easy Ham and Egg Salad combines cubed ham, pasta, hard-boiled egg, mayonnaise, sweet pickle relish, mustard, celery, onion and seasonings. It's perfect for using up that leftover holiday ham but you can also use ham steaks or pre-cubed ham. Ready in 25 minutes!
4.67 from 6 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 231 kcal

Ingredients

  • ½ cup uncooked pasta
  • ½ cup fully cooked ham
  • 1 hard boiled egg
  • 1 celery stalk
  • ¼ cup onion
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise (or miracle whip)
  • 1 Tablespoon sweet pickle relish
  • ½ teaspoon yellow mustard
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Cook the pasta in a sauce pan according to the package directions. Drain and cool completely.
  • While the pasta cooks, finely dice the ham, hard-boiled egg, celery, and onion on a cutting board.
  • In a bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sweet pickle relish, and mustard. Mix until well combined.
  • Stir in the cooked pasta until coated.
  • Add the ham, celery, onions, and hard boiled eggs, stirring to coat.
  • Taste the salad and sprinkle in salt and black pepper if needed.
  • Cover and refrigerate until time to serve.

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Notes

  • If using the hardboiled egg, the time to make this recipe will increase.
  • If you want a little kick, try adding horseradish.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Calories: 231kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 8gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 7gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0.03gCholesterol: 63mgSodium: 352mgPotassium: 127mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 125IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 15mgIron: 1mg
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Recipe Rating




Ryan

Thursday 3rd of March 2022

Such a great idea to add ham. It sure amped up my regular mac salad and I’ll be making yours from now on. I did add some smoked paprika and a pinch of sugar because I use those in my mac salads. If you have an Instant Pot you can cook the pasta and hard boiled eggs. Thanks for your recipe, Zona!

Zona

Thursday 3rd of March 2022

Hi Ryan, I'm so glad you enjoyed it. I imagine the smoked paprika and sugar are awesome additions. I do have an instant pot so I will try your cooking method next time I make this. Thank you!