Best Ever Ham and Mandarin Salad Recipe

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A copious amount of goodness in a flash. Juicy cooked ham is mixed with lots of fresh crunchy vegetables with an all out taste-bud party-gras. Capers and giardinera provide the acidic tang, while celery and mandarin contribute crisp texture and sutle blast of sweetness. Guaranteed to become your new favorite go-to ham salad for quick meals or maybe the next potluck, picnic or tailgate!!! This recipe is great for leftover ham from a holiday or dinner!

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Servings: 10 Servings


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  • 1 lb. cooked ham, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped crosswise with leaves
  • 1/2 medium red onion, diced
  • 1/2 c. giardinera, roughly chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsp. capers, drained
  • 1/2 c. mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp. deli or grainy mustard
  • 1 tsp. Sriracha
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 1/2 c. mandarin segments, drained of excess liquid
  • Kosher salt and cracked black pepper to taste


  1. Place ham, celery, onion, giardinera, capers and salt and pepper to taste in food processor. Pulse until roughly chopped and blended.
  2. In mixing bowl, combine mayo, mustard, sriracha and honey until well blended. Pour in contents of food processor and fold together until evenly coated. Fold in mandarin. Chill before serving. Great with crackers, pitas, naan, toasted or plain bread, sub rolls, etc.... . .
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 82g
Recipe makes 10 servings
Calories 156  
Calories from Fat 108 69%
Total Fat 12.12g 15%
Saturated Fat 2.05g 8%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 626mg 26%
Potassium 165mg 5%
Total Carbs 3.67g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%
Sugars 2.98g 2%
Protein 8.1g 13%



  • Smokinhotchef
    February 23, 2012
    This salad can be whittled of fat and calories simply by using either a lower fat mayo or substituting greek yogurt for the mayo altogether. You may also use half and half (1/4 c. mayo, 1/4 c. greek yogurt) to keep the taste along the original lines.
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