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Ham Salad Croissants Recipe

Ham Salad Croissants Recipe

Folks always enjoy this crunchy, full-flavored ham salad. It's a favorite sandwich at church dinners and family gatherings, and a great use for leftover ham. —Jo Riley, Hart, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups ground fully cooked ham
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 celery ribs, finely chopped
  • 8 green onions, chopped
  • 1/3 cup unsalted sunflower kernels
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped dill pickle
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1 jar (4 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • 1 teaspoon ranch salad dressing mix
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
  • 8 lettuce leaves
  • 8 croissants, split

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, pimientos, salad dressing mix, pepper and parsley. Pour over ham mixture; toss to coat. Serve on lettuce-lined croissants. Yield: 8 servings.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer