Curried Ham and Fruit Salad Recipe

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This good-for-you salad is a quick and convenient way to use up leftover ham. Plus, Ive found that it's perfect to serve as a special salad at luncheons.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:4 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups cubed fully cooked ham
  • 2 medium red apples, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 small cantaloupe or honeydew melon, cut into wedges
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted, optional

Nutritional Facts

Diabetic Exchanges: One 1-1/2-cup serving (prepared with low-fat ham, fat-free mayonnaise, skim milk and cantaloupe and without pecans) equals 1-1/2 lean meat 1-1/2 fruit; also 181 calories, 987 mg sodium, 25 gm cholesterol, 27 gm carbohydrate, 12 gm protein, 3 gm fat.


  1. In a large bowl, combine ham, apples and celery. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, milk and curry powder; pour over ham mixture and toss to coat. Cover and chill for 1 hour. Serve over melon wedges; sprinkle with pecans if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Curried Ham and Fruit Salad in Country Pork 1996, p12

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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