I try to make a sandwich spread each week. One that I love is ham salad.
Finding a ham that is free from maltodextrin is hard to find. There is one at Aldi that is Gluten-Free and Maltodextrin-Free (also free of dairy, soy and nuts). I like to use it for this sandwich spread.
It is also hard to find mayonnaise that is free from paprika. I usually make my own mayonnaise and hope to get a video up soon of that recipe.
I like to have this with thickly sliced cucumbers that I use to scoop up the ham salad. In the above photo my lunch consisted of ham salad, chopped kale, cucumbers, and mustard greens from my garden.
- 1 cup ham
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1/4 cup red onion
- 2 teaspoons garlic
- 1 stalk celery
- 1 dill pickle spear
- salt and pepper
- Add ingredients to food processor and blend until desired texture. I like mine to still be a little chunky.
- Transfer to airtight container to be stored in fridge for a few days.
Like most combined salads this is best made a day ahead of time.
As things become ripe in my garden I often add them to this salad – lovage, chives or chive blossoms, radishes, or other herbs.
Enjoy – Susan