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Grilled Ham and Egg Salad Sandwiches Recipe

Grilled Ham and Egg Salad Sandwiches Recipe

An aunt shared this wonderful recipe with me years ago when I was looking for some low-budget meals. The hearty ham and toasted bread make it a deliciously different kind of egg salad sandwich. -Beverly Stiger, Wolf Creek, Montana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 6 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
  • 1 cup diced fully cooked ham
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 12 slices whole wheat or white bread
  • Canola oil
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten


  • 1. Combine eggs, ham, celery, onion, mayonnaise, mustard, salt and pepper; spread on six slices of bread. Top with remaining bread and set aside. In a bowl, whisk batter ingredients until well blended.
  • 2. Heat about 1/2 in. of oil in a large deep skillet. Dip sandwiches into batter. Fry in hot oil for 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Yield: 6 servings.