Old Fashioned Ham Salad

Old-Fashioned Ham Salad: A Tasty and Simple Recipe!


  • 1/2 cup chopped cooked ham
  • 1/4 cup diced celery
  • 3 tablespoons sweet relish
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard


  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the ham, celery, relish, mayonnaise, black pepper, and mustard.
  2. Refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours before serving.

Have you been searching for a classic recipe that offers both taste and simplicity? Well, look no further—Old-Fashioned Ham Salad is here! This recipe takes only a few minutes to prepare and requires just a handful of ingredients, but don’t let its simplicity fool you—it’s bursting with flavor and texture.

The star ingredients in this dish are the classic ones: a generous portion of cooked ham, fresh celery, and a classic combination of mayonnaise, relish, and mustard. To these classics come unique touches, like freshly ground black pepper, which bring out the flavors of each component of the recipe, making this dish really stand out from ordinary ham salad recipes.

Not only is Old-Fashioned Ham Salad easy to make, but it’s a wonderful way to repurpose leftovers. With every last bit of ham put to good use, you can turn leftovers into something special and restaurant-quality. This dish is an homage to classic recipes that have been handed down generation to generation, so don’t be afraid to mix in personal touches — such as adding additional spices to the mayonnaise, or a few drops of hot sauce.

Whether served as part of a larger meal platter, or enjoyed on its own as a starter, Old-Fashioned Ham Salad is sure to please. Enjoy!