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Quick and easy Best Ham Salad spread is the perfect recipe to use up that leftover holiday ham. Made with ground ham, hard-boiled eggs, mayonnaise, mustard, pickle relish and served on crackers.

Best Ham Salad

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Author Quinn Caudill


  • 6 cups ground fully cooked ham, see note
  • 4 hard boiled eggs, chopped
  • 1 sweet onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup celery, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup sweet pickle relish
  • 2 tbsp. prepared yellow mustard
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • Assorted crackers for serving


  1. Mix ham, eggs, onion, celery, pickle relish, and onions together in a bowl.
  2. Combine mayonnaise and mustard's together in a separate bowl.
  3. Add mayo mixture to ham and stir to coat.
  4. Season to taste with black pepper.
  5. Refrigerate until serving time.
  6. Serve with crackers.

Recipe Notes

First published by Quinn Caudill for dadwhats4dinner.com © 2016 revised ©2017

Modified from a recipe at Allrecipes.com

(If you do not have a food grinder you can chop the ham finely or pulse in a food processor.)