Spam Salad

Savoury Spam Salad: A Fun Take On a Classic

Looking for a little something different for lunch? Look no further than this savoury Spam salad, a creative twist on a classic salad and sure to be a conversation starter! Simultaneously familiar, yet surprisingly unique, this dish has been a part of the Hawaiian culture for generations and is the ideal mid-week meal.


1 can of SPAM, cubed

3 carrots, shredded

½ cup sliced celery

1 red onion, diced

½ cup red pepper, diced

2 tablespoons cider vinegar

1 tablespoon dijon mustard

Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


1. Start by adding the cubed SPAM to a large bowl, along with the shredded carrots, celery, red onion, and diced red pepper.

2. In a separate, small bowl whisk together the cider vinegar, dijon mustard, and a pinch of salt and pepper to create a dressing.

3. Pour the dressing over the SPAM and vegetable mixture, stirring to combine everything.

4. Serve chilled or at room temperature and enjoy!

This Spam salad is one of those recipes that really packs a punch! Not only do you get a generous portion of savoury SPAM, but the mixture of crisp and crunchy vegetables adds dimension while the rich and creamy dijon mustard dressing binds it all together. You can also add a sprinkle of freshly cracked black pepper on top for an unexpected burst of flavour.

This dish provides a unique take on traditional salads. If you’re in need of some more creative dishes using SPAM, why not try SPAM musubi or SPAM fried rice? Both recipes capture the essence of savoury SPAM and offer an interesting alternative to the classic salads.

So the next time you’re in need of a change of pace for lunchtime, give this savoury Spam salad a try! Quick, easy, and delicious, it’s the perfect meal for busy weekdays.